AA Urges Motorists to be Careful over Long Weekend

With an increase in the number of motorists on Irish roads expected over the coming days, the AA is calling on motorists to be extra careful particularly as many motorists will be travelling on routes they’re less accustomed to. While traffic levels have eased over the past days, the motoring organisation expects many motorists to […]

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AA Warns Motorists to Slow Down amid Snow/Icy forecasts

AA Ireland is warning motorists to prepare for hazardous driving conditions in coming days, following forecasts that snow and icy conditions, as well as high winds, are expected across the country in the coming days. Hail, sleet and snow are likely to affect the north of the country as early as Wednesday before moving south throughout Thursday, which […]

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Back to work means busiest day of the year for Car Breakdowns

With the New Year barely three days old AA Rescue is reporting that it has probably already had its busiest morning of 2017: the first day back for the bulk of the Irish workforce.The January return is often the single busiest day of the whole calendar year for car breakdowns as cars that have been […]

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AA Rescue: 4% increase in car breakdowns 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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AA Roadwatch warns of traffic build-up as Christmas nears

Despite the unusually mild weather experienced so far, driving home for Christmas is still likely to cause some issues for motorists as AA Roadwatch warn drivers to expect jammed roads in the final days before Christmas. According to the traffic information provider, traffic levels in Ireland have been at their heaviest in recent years and […]

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Christmas Shopping: Cross-border Trips on the Rise

The weakness of sterling is probably the key factor behind an upsurge in shoppers planning a trip to Northern Ireland or Great Britain in advance of Christmas, according to the AA. In an AA Membership poll of over 9,000 people, over a quarter of those surveyed (25.41%) said they intended on leaving the country between […]

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Fog Lights: 80% of Motorists View Under-Use as Major Issue

Improper use of fog lights by other road users is a key concern of motorists during the winter period, with over 80% holding the view that fog lights are under used by other drivers – research carried out by AA Ireland has found. In an AA Motor Insurance Survey of over 9,000 people, 46.75% of […]

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Winter is coming: AA Rescue gears up & warns drivers to prepare their vehicles

“Your battery could let you down but your tyres might get you killed.” AA Rescue is planning for a surge in car breakdowns in the coming weeks as winter arrives. This means an increase in hazardous weather conditions, a lot less daylight, and unfortunately for motorists a higher risk of having their car break down. […]

AA Rescue warns drivers to prepare for winter

“Your battery could let you down but your tyres might get you killed.” AA Rescue is planning for a surge in car breakdowns in the coming weeks as winter arrives. This means an increase in hazardous weather conditions, a lot less daylight, and unfortunately for motorists a higher risk of having their car break down. […]

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Download the free AA app

AA Ireland has been rescuing people at the roadside for over 100 years, and with the AA app we are the only Irish breakdown company that allows you to be rescued without even making a call. It’s absolutely free and available for iOS or Android – download it below: Hassle-free rescue With the AA app, […]

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