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AAA hosts 'Safety Rodeo' for fleet drivers


Mon, Jul 31st 2023 12:15 pm

National safety expert to share latest defensive driving techniques

By AAA of Western and Central New York

With car crashes on the rise and roads becoming increasingly dangerous, AAA Western and Central New York is taking a proactive approach by hosting its annual “Safety Rodeo” for fleet drivers.

AAA drivers will learn the latest defensive driving techniques and maneuvers on a closed course at the University at Buffalo. A renowned driving instructor is taking part in the training in an effort to ensure drivers are up-to-date and can avoid mishaps on the road. Studies show that these trainings are effective in giving drivers the experience they need to stay safe on the roads.

The program is designed to help drivers strategically avoid crashes. The instructor will highlight actions to improve safety for both drivers and fellow motorists.

The event takes place at the University at Buffalo North Campus (Governors Lot C&D) from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2; from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday; and 8 a.m. until noon Friday.

Watch as AAA trucks move through a closed course. Speak to a national safety instructor. Learn how AAA is investing in associates to improve safety. Get inside a AAA truck and experience the closed course.

As an advocate for traffic safety, AAA wants to ensure that drivers are fully aware of the latest safe driving techniques. By investing in safety training, AAA is taking another step to prevent collisions.

AAA is hiring for many positions! To see a full list, visit AAA.com/Careers.

As upstate New York’s largest member services organization, AAA Western and Central New York provides more than 862,000 members with travel, insurance, financial and automotive-related services. Since its founding in 1900, AAA has been a leading advocate for the safety and security of all travelers. Visit AAA at www.AAA.com.

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