8 in 10 Motorists Very Supportive Of New Garda Drug Testing

Almost 80% of motorists are strongly supportive of the recent introduction of new roadside drug testing according to recent research from AA Ireland. Earlier this month new roadside drug testing technology was introduced to assist Gardaí in identifying motorists driving under the influence of cocaine, marijuana, opiates and benzodiazepines such as Valium. In response to […]

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Over 13% of parents have taken part in insurance fronting

Over 13% of parents have identified themselves as the main driver of a car predominantly driven by one or more of their children, a process known as fronting, in an effort to reduce insurance costs, according to AA Ireland. According to an AA Car Insurance survey of over 3,000 motorists, 4.55% of parents polled stated […]

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Petrol Prices Dip for First Time since in 6 Months

Petrol and diesel prices have fallen by an average of 1.1c per litre across the country, according to the latest monthly fuel prices survey from AA Ireland. On average a litre of petrol now costs 136.6c, while a litre of diesel will cost 126.0c down from March’s prices of 137.7c and 127.1c per litre respectively. […]

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Only 1 in 4 Homeowners Fully Understand Their Cover

An AA Home Insurance survey of has found that only 25% of Irish homeowners fully understand what’s covered by their home insurance policy. The survey, which was undertaken by nearly 7,000 people showed that of these, 27% of Irish men fully understand what’s covered, in comparison to 23.5% of Irish women. “At times we can […]

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Drug Testing: Gardaí to begin roadside tests in April

From April 2017 Gardaí will be provided with new technology to carry out roadside drug testing, as part of an effort to improve road safety. As part of the new measures motorists will now be tested for a variety of illegal and prescription drugs which could negatively impact on the ability to drive. Below we address […]

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Drug Testing: Gardaí to begin roadside tests in April

From April 2017 Gardaí will be provided with new technology to carry out roadside drug testing, as part of an effort to improve road safety. As part of the new measures motorists will now be tested for a variety of illegal and prescription drugs which could negatively impact on the ability to drive. Below we address […]

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Dublin drivers ranked as country’s worst, AA Survey finds

Drivers in our capital are the worst in the country according to the experiences of motorists surveyed by AA Ireland. As part of an AA Motor Insurance survey of over 7,000 motorists, drivers were asked which county had the worst behaved drivers based on their own past experiences. Almost half of those surveyed (46.77%) stated […]

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AA Car Inspections Warns of New Mileage Scam

When buying a car many motorists will look at how many miles the car has driven in order to understand its current condition. However, while most will view a higher mileage as a bad sign the AA is warning that low mileage may not always be a good thing, after coming across a number of […]

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Life Insurance, Mortgage Protection, or both: What do I need?

According to a recent analysis of the life insurance market, just 1 in 5 parents have both a life insurance and mortgage protection policy in place. Whether it’s an attempt to be thrifty or due to confusion over what both policies offer, not having an adequate level of cover in place could be putting your […]

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Switching Your Mortgage Protection could help you save

Come renewal time many of us will make the decision to switch provider for our home or car insurance. However, one policy very few of us look to switch is our mortgage protection and over the life of the policy switching could potentially save you thousands of euro. If you have a mortgage then you’ll […]

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