80% Shop Around In Order to Reduce Car Insurance Costs

Almost 80% of Irish motorists will shop around at the time of their next car insurance renewal in an attempt to reduce costs, according to recent research from AA Ireland. However, the motoring organisation also highlighted that some lesser known steps to reduce premiums are being ignored by most Irish drivers. 79.91% of over 3,000 […]

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AA Ireland supports UN call for drivers to slow down

Main photo: public domain AA Ireland supports UN Global Road Safety Week, which continues until Sunday 14th May. The week focuses on speed and what can be done to address it, as research has shown that speed contributes to around a third of all fatal road traffic crashes in high-income countries, and up to half […]

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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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5% Increase in Motorists Taking Out Comprehensive Cover

Over 8 in 10 motorists are now opting for comprehensive motor insurance over a third party policy, a year on year increase of over 5% in demand for comprehensive cover according to AA Ireland. An analysis of AA Ireland’s Car Insurance books found that 81.86% of motorists are now opting for a comprehensive policy, up […]

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Half of motorists encounter drivers using mobiles daily

Almost half of Irish motorists encounter drivers using their mobile phone while behind the wheel on a daily basis according to recent research from AA Ireland. In response to an AA Car Insurance survey of over 3,000 motorists, 46.52% of those surveyed stated that while driving they encounter another motorists using a phone or hand-held […]

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8 in 10 Motorists Very Supportive Of New Garda Drug Testing

Almost 80% of motorists are strongly supportive of the recent introduction of new roadside drug testing according to recent research from AA Ireland. Earlier this month new roadside drug testing technology was introduced to assist Gardaí in identifying motorists driving under the influence of cocaine, marijuana, opiates and benzodiazepines such as Valium. In response to […]

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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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