1 In 4 Motorists Admit To Driving Without Proper Pet Restraints

Almost one in 4 motorists have driven with unrestrained pets in their car, recent research from the AA has found. An AA Car Insurance survey of over 4,000 motorists found that 24.88% of those surveyed admitted to driving with a pet in the car without using proper restraints on at least one occasion in their driving career. […]

30% Of Travel Insurance Claims Made Before Departure – AA

Almost 1 in 3 travel insurance claims made by Irish customers are lodged before the holiday has even begun, recent research has found. In an analysis of its own claims data since 2012, AA Travel Insurance found that on average 30% of claims made each year are lodged as a result of the holiday-goer needing to cancel […]

Drop In Oil Prices Welcome News For Motorists

Despite the drop in oil prices, the cost of diesel has increased slightly in the past month, while petrol costs have remained stable. Fuel prices in Ireland have remained largely unchanged for the second successive month, recent analysis undertaken by AA Ireland has found. According to the AA’s latest monthly fuel prices survey, the cost of […]

AA Warns Motorists To Exercise Caution As Temperatures Dip

Motorists are being advised to slow down in the coming days as Met Eireann warns of a risk of snow, ice and frost across the country, particularly in northern counties. In advance of the cold spell motorists are being urged to adapt their driving accordingly, including slowing down on affected routes and being on the […]

Fuel Prices End Year At Highest level For 2017

The average cost of a litre of petrol and diesel in Ireland continued to rise in December 2017, according to recent analysis from AA Ireland – with both fuels ending the year at their highest per litre cost. According to the AA’s monthly fuel prices survey a litre of petrol now costs an average of 138.3c, while […]

5.3% Increase In Car Breakdowns Reported In 2017

Dead batteries continue to be the number one cause of breakdowns Breakdowns now up almost 10% in past two years The number of Irish motorists experiencing a breakdown has increased by 5.3% year on year according to AA Ireland’s Annual Breakdown Review. This follows a 4.3% increase in the number of breakdowns record in 2016. […]

Speed Cameras Supported By Majority Of Motorists – AA

7 in 10 motorists state they know of at least one location where they would like to see a speed camera installed. “Improved safety remains the aim with speed cameras, not revenue” – AA advises sceptics Over 70% of motorists support the continued use of speed cameras in Ireland in order to minimise speeding and […]

Fuel Prices Reach Highest Level Since March 2017 – AA

Fuel prices have hit their highest level since March 2017, recent research from AA Ireland has found. According to the motoring organisation’s latest fuel prices survey a litre of petrol currently costs 136.9c on average, up 2c since October. Meanwhile, a litre of diesel currently costs 126.1c, up 2.7c per litre on October’s prices. Both fuels are […]

Cost Of Running Family Home Is Up 3% – AA Ireland

The annual cost of owning and maintaining a family home has risen by over 3% in the last 12 months to €16,169.15 – equating to about 43% of the current average Irish national wage, according to figures issued today by AA Home Insurance. The AA carries out a detailed calculation each year which looks at the total cost […]

Fuel Costs Rising For Average Motorists, AA Finds

The majority of motorists find themselves spending up to €125 on petrol or diesel per month, recent research has found. In response to an AA Car Insurance survey of over 5,000 motorists, 58.26% of respondents stated that their typical monthly fuel spend was up to €125. Of this 58%, 18.12% typically spent between €50 and €75 per […]

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