Over 13% Of Parents Have Taken Part In Insurance “Fronting”

An AA survey of over 3,000 motorists found that over 13% of parents have named themselves as the main driver of a car predominantly driven by their children to reduce insurance premiums. 55% of parents surveyed admitted to currently taking part in the practice, known as fronting, with 9.09% saying they had done so in […]

AA Warns Car Buyers Of New Mileage “Lowballing” 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 […]

Fuel Prices At Highest Level In 18 Months – AA Ireland

The cost of a litre of petrol or diesel has reached its highest level in 18 months according to the latest monthly fuel prices survey carried out by AA Ireland. According to the motoring organisation a litre of petrol now costs 137.7c up 1c on February prices, while diesel costs 127.1c per litre on average […]

1 In 5 Claims For Serious Illness Come From People Under 40 – AA Life

People assume that serious illness is something that happens when we get older but that is not always true, according to an analysis from AA Life Insurance. Almost a fifth of Specified Illness claims made in Ireland were made by people under the age of 40. “Serious illnesses hit young people as well.” Says AA […]

10% Of Motorists Suffered Breakdown In Past 6 Months

Despite a relatively mild winter, over 10% of motorists have experienced a breakdown within the past 6 months according to recent research from AA Ireland. In a survey of over 7,000 motorists undertaking by AA Rescue Breakdown Services 3.84% of respondents stated they had suffered a motoring breakdown in the past month. Meanwhile, a further […]

Home Insurance: 4 Steps to Reduced Premiums

A recent report from AA Ireland highlighted that almost 1 in 3 homeowners have experienced some level of difficulty in finding affordable home insurance. However, in good news for homeowners there are some simple steps you can take to help reduce what you pay for home insurance. Review your cover annually While reviewing the details […]

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Cutting Out Cigarettes Could Slash Life Insurance Costs, AA Ireland Highlights

With a number of people seeking to make changes in 2017, AA Ireland is highlighting that the decision to quit smoking can help you make significant savings on your life insurance in the long run. While quitting would save the average smoker approximately €2000 annually as a result of no longer purchasing cigarettes, permanently quitting […]

AA Survey Finds Almost 13% Of Drivers Have Run Over An Animal In Last 5 Years

Almost 13% of motorists have been involved in at least one collision with a pet or animal in the last 5 years, according to research carried out by AA Ireland. In an AA Motor Insurance Survey of over 9,500 motorists, 10.02% of those surveyed stated they had run over or hit one animal since 2011. […]

Men More Likely To Be High Mileage Drivers – AA

An AA Motor Insurance survey of over 9,000 people has found that men drive higher annual mileages than women. 26.08% of men drive between 14 and 20 thousand kilometres on average, in comparison to 22.73% of women. Only 6.7% of respondents had driven over 30,000 kilometres – just under 10% of men had reached this […]

4% Increase in Car Breakdowns Reported in 2016

The number of Irish motorists experiencing a breakdown has increased by 4.3% year on year according to AA Ireland’s Annual Breakdown Review. This follows a 5% increase in the number of breakdowns record in 2015. According to recent figures from Transport Infrastructure Ireland there has been a 3.4% year-on-year increase in the number of cars […]

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