AA & UL Announce Connected Car Research Partnership

The AA and the University of Limerick have announced a major research partnership to study developments in connected car technology and their implications for Irish road users. The rapid development of car technology is heralding a major social change in terms of ownership and personal transport. Both organisations feel that the broader implications in Ireland […]

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Men More Confident With Car Repairs, AA Survey Finds

Just under half of motorists describe themselves as very confident in their ability to change a wheel on their car in an emergency situation, according to recent research undertaken by AA Rescue. In response to an AA survey of over 3,000 motorists, 46.73% of those polled stated they were very confident that they would be […]

Global Travel Tops Irish Bucket Lists, AA Life

Worldwide travel and learning a new language are the ambitions most likely to feature on the bucket lists of Irish people according to recent findings from AA Ireland. 60.90% of over 3,000 Irish people responding to an AA Life Insurance survey stated that they intend on travelling to a specific destination outside of Europe during […]

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60% of Motorists Report 15% Increase in Insurance Costs

Over 64% of motorists have seen their motor insurance premiums increase by at least 15% year on year, according to a recent poll carried out by AA Ireland. 30.48% of the over 3,000 respondents to a survey undertaken by AA Car Insurance stated that at the time of their last renewal their motor insurance premium […]

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60% of Motorists Report 15% Increase in Insurance Costs

Over 64% of motorists have seen their motor insurance premiums increase by at least 15% year on year, according to a recent poll carried out by AA Ireland. 30.48% of the over 3,000 respondents to a survey undertaken by AA Car Insurance stated that at the time of their last renewal their motor insurance premium […]

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30% of Motorists Likely to Opt for Electric Car

Almost 1 in 3 motorists are considering purchasing a hybrid or electric vehicle when they next change their car, according to recent research from AA Ireland. In response to an AA Car Insurance survey of over 3,000 motorists, 9.39% of those polled stated they were “very likely” to consider purchasing an electric or hybrid vehicle […]

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70% of motorists supportive of new drink driving proposals

Almost 70% of motorists are supportive of the proposed changes to the Road Traffic (Fixed Penalty-Drink Driving) Bill 2017, according to an AA Car Insurance survey. The survey, which was conducted in April 2017, found that 47.36% of the 3,000 participants were very supportive of Shane Ross’ proposals. Another 21% of respondents said that they were […]

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AA Urges Motorists to Exercise Caution Over June Bank Holiday

With an increase in the number of motorists on Irish roads expected over the June Bank Holiday weekend, the AA is calling on motorists to exercise additional caution when driving in the coming days. In addition to typical bank holiday traffic, AA Roadwatch is advising that traffic levels are likely to increase in popular tourist […]

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Nearly a third of Irish holiday-goers are culture vultures

A survey carried out by AA Travel Insurance has found that 32.14% of Irish holiday-goers consider culture/sight-seeing opportunities as the most important factor for them when choosing their main holiday destination each year. The survey of over 3,000 people, conducted in April 2017, found that it was younger generations who mainly chose culture/sight-seeing opportunities, with […]

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Fuel prices drop for second successive month, AA finds.

Petrol and diesel prices have fallen by an average of 1.5 and 2.5c per litre respectively across the country, according to the latest monthly fuel prices survey from AA Ireland. On average a litre of petrol now costs 135.1c, while a litre of diesel will cost 123.5c down from April’s prices of 136.6c and 126.0 per litre […]

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