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 […]

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 […]

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Your Six Nations guide to Paris

It’s that time of year again, as Ireland look to go one better than last year’s strong second-place performance in the Six Nations. The team starts with one of the toughest tests of all – an away fixture in Paris. Last year’s clash ended in a 19-9 victory for Ireland, while the last meeting at […]

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2017 New Car Registrations 10% Down

Official statistics released today by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI) show that the total new car registrations for the year 2017 finished, as anticipated at 131,356, -10% down on 2016 (146,649). Although new Commercial Vehicle registrations showed an increase for both Light and Heavy Commercial Vehicles during the final month of the year, with […]

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 […]

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Parents Warned to Prep Cars ahead of School Return

Motorists are being advised to check the condition of their car this weekend, ahead of the end of the school Christmas holidays, with AA Rescue warning that next Monday could be a particularly busy day for breakdowns. In advance of the return of the school run, parents are being advised to start their car for […]

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5.3% Increase in Car Breakdowns Reported in 2017

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. According to recent figures from the Society of the Irish Motor Industry, new car sales in Ireland fell by 10.2% […]

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Time for Ireland to Legislate for Self-Driving Cars, AA Warns

Now is the time for proper legislation on the use of autonomous and self-driving cars to be introduced if Ireland is to avoid falling behind in preparing for the future of motoring, AA Ireland has warned. A recent AA Car Insurance survey of over 5,000 people found that while a majority of motorists believe that […]

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AA New Year Message

Hard to believe that, after all the rush and excitement, Christmas is behind us for another year. All of us here at the AA hope it was a relaxing and enjoyable one. With Christmas now in the rear-view mirror we look forward to a 2018 where improving road safety will remain a priority. As we […]

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7 New Year’s Driving Resolutions to Make 2018 a Safer Year

While many of us focus on ideas like weight loss or travelling more when it comes to New Year’s resolutions, the start of a new year can be a great time to make some changes to your driving to ensure a safe 2018 on the roads. Never drink and drive: While we have come a […]

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