AAA does winter automobile checks free of charge

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, the auto insurance and travel agency provided free maintenance checks to vehicles. They did a complete overlook, including battery checks, filling windshield wiper fluids, and checking and filling air in tires. AAA says it's their way of providing a service along with keeping the Rapid City community safe.

Rhonda Keller, Branch Manager Rapid City AAA, says "it's a public service, and it is for anybody, you don't have to be an AAA member. It is the first day of winter and it feels like winter."

AAA reminds everyone to be extra cautious as they travel for the Christmas holiday. They provide even more winter driving tips at