Penalty Points: 80% of Motorists Favour Safety Course

8 in 10 drivers support the introduction of a system whereby drivers guilty of certain offences can attend a Driver Safety Course to avoid having penalty points added to their license. According to an AA Motor Insurance survey of almost 11,000 motorists 46.5% of respondents stated that they “strongly support” the introduction of these courses in […]

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Men 50% more likely to think it’s acceptable to lie to an insurer

Keeping mum on penalty points among motorists’ top 5 tolerable falsehoods Male motorists are 50 percent more likely than women to think it’s reasonable to lie to an insurer if it means getting a cheaper policy, it has emerged. The data is contained in an AA Motor Insurance survey in which over 8,400 motorists were […]

Motorists To Be Hit €80 Fine And Given 2 Penalty Points For Defective Tyres

There will be tougher penalties for Motorists who are caught driving with defective tyres, from Sundaymotorists will receive an €80 fine and hit with penalty points if they are driving with unsafe tyres. It is understood drivers will recieve two points on the spot if they for pay up immediately, however they will receive four […]

Which star sign attracts the most penalty points?

Motorists in Ireland born under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio are attracting the most penalty points, according to the AA. With one eye playfully on the stars, the AA has carried out an extensive analysis of over 110,000 of its motor insurance customers, revealing those born between October 23 and November 21 are getting ‘stung’ […]

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Here are the road offences with increased penalty points

Dangerous overtaking, failure to stop a vehicle before a stop sign and using a vehicle without an NCT will attract increased penalty points, it has been announced today. In new measures rolled out by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, drivers who commit these offences will be able to pay a fixed charge fine […]

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Statement from AA Ireland to Oireachtas Committee on the Environment, Transport, Culture and the Gaeltacht

Statement from AA Ireland to Oireachtas Committee on the Environment, Transport, Culture and the Gaeltacht 19th September 2012 AA Ireland AA Ireland has grown from being Ireland’s premier motoring organisation into one of its leading Consumer service…