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 […]

Good weather forecast brings driving dangers – AA

With the mercury set to rise for the weekend the AA is warning drivers that hot summer weather can cause problems for cars. AA Rescue is expecting an increase in breakdowns caused by over heating or tyre issues, and more seriously there are road safety concerns. “Hot weather can make life hard for a driver.” […]

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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Summer Driving: Hazards To Watch Out For

Driving in Summer; Advice from Arwen Foley, Editor of AA Roadwatch With summer under way and hopes of good weather high, The AA is warning motorists of the dangers of driving in Summer. Glare The glare from the sun has been known to cause collisions, particularly under clear skies at dawn or dusk. “The worst […]

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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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