Over 13% of parents have taken part in insurance fronting

Over 13% of parents have identified themselves as the main driver of a car predominantly driven by one or more of their children, a process known as fronting, in an effort to reduce insurance costs, according to AA Ireland. According to an AA Car Insurance survey of over 3,000 motorists, 4.55% of parents polled stated […]

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Petrol Prices Dip for First Time since in 6 Months

Petrol and diesel prices have fallen by an average of 1.1c per litre across the country, according to the latest monthly fuel prices survey from AA Ireland. On average a litre of petrol now costs 136.6c, while a litre of diesel will cost 126.0c down from March’s prices of 137.7c and 127.1c per litre respectively. […]

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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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Drug Testing: Gardaí to begin roadside tests in April

From April 2017 Gardaí will be provided with new technology to carry out roadside drug testing, as part of an effort to improve road safety. As part of the new measures motorists will now be tested for a variety of illegal and prescription drugs which could negatively impact on the ability to drive. Below we address […]

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Drug Testing: Gardaí to begin roadside tests in April

From April 2017 Gardaí will be provided with new technology to carry out roadside drug testing, as part of an effort to improve road safety. As part of the new measures motorists will now be tested for a variety of illegal and prescription drugs which could negatively impact on the ability to drive. Below we address […]

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Dublin drivers ranked as country’s worst, AA Survey finds

Drivers in our capital are the worst in the country according to the experiences of motorists surveyed by AA Ireland. As part of an AA Motor Insurance survey of over 7,000 motorists, drivers were asked which county had the worst behaved drivers based on their own past experiences. Almost half of those surveyed (46.77%) stated […]

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Fuel Prices at Highest Level in 18 Months

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 […]

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AA Urges Caution over St. Patrick’s Weekend

Ahead of St. Patrick’s Day AA Ireland is reminding motorists to be extra careful on the roads this weekend. Cities and towns countrywide have scheduled road closures to accommodate festivities and traffic volumes are also expected to be high. With an increase in the amount of motorists on long journeys expected the AA is advising […]

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AA deals with keys locked inside cars 6 times a day

The AA deals with keys accidentally locked inside cars well over 2,000 times a year according to data released by the motoring organisation today. “Every time someone calls us to report it they are embarrassed and feel as if they are the biggest eejit in Ireland.” Says Director of Consumer Affairs Conor Faughnan. “But it […]

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1 in 5 Admit to Speeding in the Past Month

More than a fifth of Irish motorists have broken the speed limit within the past month, according to recent research from AA Ireland. 21.07% of more than 7,000 respondents to an AA Motor Insurance survey admitted that they had broken the speed limit within the past month. Meanwhile, a further 8.76% and 10.13% admitted to […]

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