AA Roadwatch’s top Christmas gifts for motorists

Our selection of gifts for the driver in your life might not win any awards for glamour, but they are entirely practical. And after all, nothing says ‘I love you’ quite like a practical gift! We’ve thought car-fully about the list below, and we’ve made sure it isn’t exhaust-ive so it shouldn’t tyre you out. […]

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AA Warns Motorists to Slow Down As Hurricane Ophelia Looms

AA Ireland is advising motorists to prepare for hazardous driving conditions in the coming days, after Met Éireann issued a Status Yellow Weather Warning as high winds and heavy rain are expected in the coming days as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia pass close to Ireland on Monday. The weather warning will remain in place from 06:00 on Monday, 16 […]

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 Additional Caution Over June Bank Holiday

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

Fuel Prices Up More Than 10c on 2016 low – AA

Average cost of a litre of petrol now 131.4c; diesel sits at 121.9c per litre. Petrol prices up 10.3c compared to March 2016 price of 121.1c per litre Diesel prices climb even higher, increasing by over 15c compared to 2016 low. The cost of driving home for Christmas is on the rise for motorists as […]

AA Survey Finds 80% Of Motorists View Under-Use Of Fog Lights 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 […]

4 In 10 Motorists Stopped At Garda Checkpoint In Last 6 Months, AA Survey Finds

41.54% of motorists have been stopped at a Garda checkpoint in the last 6 months Almost 90% of drivers stopped at a checkpoint had the tax/insurance/NCT discs checked. Most Check-points in urban areas during afternoon & early evening More than 4 out of every 10 drivers have been stopped at a Garda checkpoint in the […]

AA Ireland Welcomes Joint Committee Report on Motor Insurance

AA Ireland welcomes the publication of today’s report from the Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform on plans to tackle the current motor insurance crisis which includes many proposals first made by the motoring organisation in November 2015. “This is a good day in that a lot of the recommendations that we have […]

AA Ireland. Report Highlights 2.47% Increase In Annual Cost Of Running A Home

After dropping for the first time in four years in 2015, the annual cost of owning and maintaining a family home has risen again to €16,611.14 – equating to about 45.39 per cent of the current average Irish national wage, according to figures issued today by AA Home Insurance. The AA carries out a detailed […]

AA lends its support to Project EDWARD

Here’s a frightening stat – on average, 70 people die and a further 370 are seriously injured every day on Europe’s roads. Here in Ireland, 119 people died on our roads up to the end of August this year, an increase of 16% on the same period last year. If this trend continues, 50 more […]

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