AAA expects 800,000 cars to break down over holidays

Many of the expected reports can be avoided, the association said.

“Becoming stranded on the roadway can quickly dampen your holiday spirit,” AAA Vice President Marshall Doney said. “Whether you are planning local day trips or long-distance year-end holiday travel, having your vehicle properly maintained and prepared for the rigors of holiday driving will help ensure it gets you to your destination safely and without incident.”