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Sponsor-A-Road: Eastern Shore of Virginia

We are expanding to the Eastern Shore of VA!

The Eastern Shore of Virginia consists of Accomack and Northampton counties on the Atlantic coast of  Virginia.  This beautiful 70-mile stretch of beach community is a part of the Delmarva Peninsula and is separated from the rest of Virginia by the Chesapeake Bay. Home to charming, historic seaside towns as well as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Space Authority, NASA and famed Chincoteague Island, this region is a thriving tourist destination all year long.

The NEW Sponsor-A-Road program will allow businesses and individuals to help keep the roads throughout the community litter free. Sponsored segments will be available for 1-mile sections, with litter pick up taking place throughout the Eastern Shore of Virginia. As always, the clean up will be done by our professionally-trained crews. Sponsors will receive a recognition sign that contains their full-color logo. These Sponsor-A-Road signs will be placed in highly visible locations. Prime sign locations are available on well-traveled highways such as US 13 and 175. Additional locations are also available throughout the region.

AAHLRSA launched Sponsor-A-Road in partnership with Accomack-Northampton Planning District Commission and WasteWatchers of the Eastern Shore, to keep this beautiful stretch of beach community clean and environmentally safe.

For more information on sponsoring a road on the Eastern Shore of VA contact Paige Woods, Territory Manager at paige@adoptahighway.net

 

 

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Get a Sign

Imagine your logo on this sign! With FALL approaching, leaf peepers will be out soon. It is a great time to Sponsor-A-Highway!

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Get a sign in time for Fall Foliage season

We have a special FALL sign sale on now – Get a sign today. For information visit our Get a Quote page.

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True Cost of Owning a Car

Here at Adopt-A-Highway, we like to help keep you informed about all things transportation and we think these are interesting statistics for all drivers & car buyers out there!

Cars are an important part of our lives – how we get to and from work, play and school. They are an expensive component of our annual budget – but just how much does your car actually cost you each year?

The average owner will spend $8,698 in 2015 to own and operate a sedan, down 2% from 2014, according to AAA. This includes the cost of fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license and registration fees, taxes, depreciation and finance charges associated with driving a typical sedan 15,000 miles annually.

How much does your car really cost?

How much does your car really cost?

In the United States, a driver will to spend approximately 58 cents for each mile driven, nearly $725 per month, to cover the fixed and variable costs related to owning and operating a car. Fuel and insurance are the two largest expenses; however, depreciation makes up a big chunk of overall vehicle cost. The numbers also don’t include the cost of parking, which if you live in a city, you know they can be very expensive.

Of course, the numbers for every driver and every car will be different, but the point to note here is that the true cost to operate a vehicle is much higher than just the gas you put in it. Something to consider when you are buying a new or used car.

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Sponsor A Highway Spotlight: The Crab Cooker

The Crab Cookers helps keep the 55 Freeway litter free!

The Crab Cookers helps keep the 55 Freeway litter free!

With locations in both Newport Beach (since 1951) and Tustin, The Crab Cooker is an institution in Southern California. Eating at The Crab Cooker is like going back in time to the days when every beach town had a place where all the locals and tourists could get great food at a moderate price. The outside of the restaurant is painted in bright red. Inside the restaurant, the decoration is a collection of unique items ranging from paintings by famous artists, theater chandeliers, pots and pans, a wrought-iron gate, nautical equipment – and a giant shark. The restaurant is known for its friendly service and casual atmosphere – you eat off of paper plates.

The Crab Cooker’s “World’s Best” Manhattan-style clam chowder is fittingly named, and when combined with a loaf of fisherman’s bread just simply cannot be beat. Other specialties include skewers of scallops, crab and lobster, oysters, crab or shrimp cocktail, salmon fillet and other fresh fish.

The company slogan – “Eat Lots A Fish!” – says it all. We at Adopt-A-Highway may be a little biased, but we suggest if you are anywhere in SoCal, a stop at The Crab Cooker is well worth it!

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Each and every one of us has been somehow, either directly or indirectly, impacted by breast cancer.

    • In the U.S., 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime.
    • Since, 1990, early detection and treatment have resulted in a significant decline in breast cancer mortality in America.
    • Today, there are more than 3 million breast cancer survivors in the U.S.

It is with these statistics in mind and to honor those near and dear to us that have courageously fought this battle that we at Adopt-A-Highway Litter Removal Service of America, Inc. have decided to make a monetary donation to the Susan G. Komen Foundation for every sponsorship sign sold starting in October.

Susan G. Komen’s mission is to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering others, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures.”

Susan G. Komen’s mission is achieved through the funding of research, education, screening and treatment programs throughout the world.

Collective efforts can make a huge impact; whether it be cleaner highways or fighting breast cancer, you can make a difference. Consider sponsoring a highway today to help fund a cure for breast cancer.

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REV Up Marketing with Sponsor-A-Highway

REV UP your Marketing with Sponsor-A-Highway

Expand your company’s visibility with Sponsor-A-Highway signage. Sponsorship provides a cost effective means of driving your REVenues UP by reaching your customers where they work and play. In fact, sponsorship marketing has become one of the fastest growing marketing strategies in the United States. Based on CPM (cost per thousand views) Sponsor-A-Highway is an excellent value. In addition, your signage is placed where nobody else can go – right on the busiest highways in America.

Call your Territory Manager today for your REV UP sign discount.

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2014 IBTTA Annual Meeting

IBTTAAAHLRSA will be exhibiting at the 82nd annual IBTTA meeting in Austin, Sept. 14-17th.

The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) is the worldwide association for the owners and operators of tolls, turnpikes and roadways as well as the businesses that serve them. The meeting is designed to bring participants together to gain a greater understanding of the industry, to share and apply ideas to increase safety and efficiency.

AAHLRSA is proud to provide turn-key management of Sponsor-A-Highway and Public Asset Sponsorship programs with no cost to the Agency. Visit us at booth #405 to learn more about our services.

 

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Back-to-School Season

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Drive carefully in school zones this Back-to-School Season

It is back-to-school season, which means a little more traffic – bike, pedestrian and car. As summer draws to a close and the classroom bell rings in the new school year, 55 million children across the United States will head back to school. Of that total, AAA estimates that 13% of students walk or bike to school.

Please make it safe for children by paying extra attention when driving. According to AAA, more than 65% of drivers exceed the speed limit within school zones at peak school hours. Be responsible and remember that children may not have the skills or knowledge to pay attention to traffic. Be safe, rather than sorry by following these easy safety tips:

  1. Drive without distraction – no cell phones, texting or adjusting the radio
  2. Obey school zone speed limits
  3. Pick a safe location for drop-off and pick-up of children
  4. Stop for school buses
  5. Be aware and watch for bikes and give them room to navigate

Every child deserves a safe route to school – help by taking a little extra care.

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NEW SPONSOR – Motion Orthopaedics

Missouri has an active No MOre Trash campaign and we are proud to welcome Motion Orthopaedics to the family!

Motion Orthopaedics, founded in 2013, by Michael J. Milne, M.D. offers a full spectrum of orthopedic and injury services. Dr. Milne is an Orthopedic Surgeon board certified and fellowship trained in knee and shoulder surgery and in the treatment of sports related injuries. He has special interest in advanced arthroscopic techniques, the treatment of arthritis and alternatives to joint replacement surgery.

Motion Orthopaedics is centrally located near all of the major highways in the St. Louis area, offering our patients easy access to our services, which include the Emerson Road Imaging Center and Emerson Road Surgery Center. All of your orthopedic needs are under one roof just off I-270 & Olive Boulevard.

Motion Orthopaedics’ close access to I-270 is what motivated us to adopt a section of highway. It is a great way to show our support of our community. Our patients rely on the roads that MoDOT maintain to get to our office for all their orthopedic needs. It was important to us to be a part of the effort to keep the roads clean. We are thankful to Adopt-A-Highway Litter Removal Service of America for including us in their program. ”

Kevin Laney, Administrator, Motion Orthopaedics

For more info on Motion Orthopaedics visit www.motion-ortho.com or phone 314-991-2013.

Adopt-A-Highway Litter Removal Service opportunities in Missouri, there are some great locations available, please contact Sarah@adoptahighway.net

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Road-Trippin’

Summer is here! The kids are out of school, and you’re planning to take a family ROAD TRIP!

Here are some tips from AAA to make sure your trip is a success:

  • Check fluid levels in your car – include oil, coolant, brake and power steering
  • Check your tire pressure – the PSI can be found on a sticker on the driver’s side doorjamb or the manual
  • Check the tread – tires should have a minimum 2/32-inch tread
  • Make sure the headlights, taillights and blinkers are in working order

Head out, drive safe and ENJOY the great roadways in America!

Don’t forget to support the Adopt-A-Highway Sponsors you see along the way!

For information about sponsorship opportunities see our contact page at www.adoptahighway.net

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