Motorists Urged To Exercise Caution As Post-Ophelia Clean-up Begins

AA Ireland has urged motorists to exercise caution and expect delays on many routes across the country as the clean-up operation following Hurricane Ophelia continues. The motoring organisation is reminding drivers that even though conditions will have eased by the time most begin their commute to work on Tuesday morning, debris and fallen trees are still likely […]

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 […]

9% of Motorists Admit Kids Are Driving Distraction

The AA is urging motorists to take all precautions necessary when travelling with children as back-to-school season gets underway, after 9% of drivers admitted to having been involved in collisions or near-misses while attending to a child in the car. An AA survey of almost 11’000 motorists found that 7.5% of drivers had been involved in […]

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9% of Motorists Admit Kids Are Driving Distraction

The AA is urging motorists to take all precautions necessary when travelling with children as back-to-school season gets underway, after 9% of drivers admitted to having been involved in collisions or near-misses while attending to a child in the car. An AA survey of almost 11’000 motorists found that 7.5% of drivers had been involved in […]

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61% Of Motorists Support “Black Box”Insurance Policies – AA

70% say driving data to be kept out of State’s hands, while 1 in 4 claim it belongs to insurers Motorists say Gardaí must get court order to access their data Motorists driven round the bend with soaring insurance costs say they would be open to installing “black box” style devices in their cars, new […]

97% believe restriction of planning law “key” to reducing flooding

Ninety-seven percent of people believe that a restriction of planning law in Ireland is “key” to solving the country’s flooding headache. An AA Home Insurance survey of over 7,500 people indicates the majority of people think a restriction of planning law that would see no houses built on floodplains is the most important step to […]

Motorists Scramble To Save As Insurance Jump By Up To 50%

More than one third of Irish motorists have seen the cost of their insurance rise by up to 50% this year, leading many to drive with reduced levels of insurance cover in an attempt to manage costs, says The AA.  An AA Motor Insurance survey of over 5,000 motorists reveals that 34 percent have seen their insurance […]

Insurance price jump now predicted to reach 30%

Motor insurance premiums are now expected to jump by at least 30 per cent this year, according to The AA. Motorists in Ireland have already been enduring a 20 per cent price hike so far. The AA sells motor insurance as an intermediary and as such, deals extensively with insurance underwriters. With 170,000 Irish motorists […]

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Rising motor insurance prices

Words by Conor Faughnan, Director of Consumer Affairs at AA Ireland For the Irish motorist the big issue of 2015 is rising motor insurance prices. We are seeing a year-on-year increase of about 20% for ordinary drivers with ordinary insurance risks. Anyone who has a non-standard risk for any reason could face an even bigger increase […]

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Home insurance jargon buster

Ever get confused reading through your home insurance policy documents? Have a look at our jargon buster that will help take the headache out of the practice.
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