AA warns to expect significant increase in incidents and crashes on roads in September

The return of schools means a big increase in traffic volumes. It also means more traffic incidents, crashes and delays. AA Ireland is warning road users of the increased risk of collisions and incidents as commuter patterns return to peak levels after the Summer.   An analysis of road traffic incidents reported to AA Roadwatch […]

AA Warns Of Importance of Car Safety Ahead of Back to School Season

Ahead of the back to school season, AA Ireland is calling on motorists to exercise additional caution in the weeks and months ahead as commuter activity begins to return to peak levels.   Beginning from late August, the start of a new school year and the end of the peak holiday window traditionally means a […]

Car Sharing Offers A Means To Resolving Our Urban Congestion, AA Highlights

A wider rollout of car sharing platforms across Ireland could play a major role in easing urban congestion and reducing individual reliance on private cars, AA Ireland has highlighted.   As part of a recent AA Car Insurance survey of over 5,000 people, 1 in 5 of those who regularly drive in urban areas stated […]

AA Issues Road Safety Warning Ahead of Storm Diana

Following the issuing of several Status Orange weather warnings by Met Eireann, AA Ireland is calling on motorists to slow down and exercise additional caution to help keep roads safe. Homeowners in counties affected by the Orange Wind Warning are also being encourage to tidy up any loose items around their property which could be […]

Just 4 in 10 Very Likely to Offer Assistance to a Broken Down Motorist

Less than 40% of motorists would stop and offer assistance to a driver who has experienced a car breakdown according to a recent survey. In response to a survey of over 5,000 motorists undertaken by AA Rescue, the breakdown assistance wing of AA Ireland, 38.79% of respondents indicated that in the event of encountering a […]

AA Warns Motorists As Storm Helene Weather Warning Extended

AA Ireland is warning motorists to exercise additional caution in the coming days as large amounts of rainfall are expected as the remnants of tropical Storm Helene pass over Ireland. The warning to motorists came after Met Eireann extended a Status Yellow – Rainfall warning to five counties, Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal, which […]

AA Warns Motorists To Exercise Caution ahead of cold/potentially Snowy St. Patrick’s Day

Motorists are being advised to drive with extra caution over the St. Patrick’s weekend, as Met Eireann has warned of a low risk of snow in parts of the east and south-east. While any expected snowfall is expected to be relatively minor, combined with route disruptions because of festivals and a higher risk of drink-driving, […]

30% Of Travel Insurance Claims Made Before Departure – AA

Almost 1 in 3 travel insurance claims made by Irish customers are lodged before the holiday has even begun, recent research has found. In an analysis of its own claims data since 2012, AA Travel Insurance found that on average 30% of claims made each year are lodged as a result of the holiday-goer needing to cancel […]

AA Warns Motorists to Slow Down As Hurricane Ophelia Looms

AA Ireland is advising motorists to prepare for hazardous driving conditions in the coming days, after Met Éireann issued a Status Yellow Weather Warning as high winds and heavy rain are expected in the coming days as the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia pass close to Ireland on Monday. The weather warning will remain in place from 06:00 on Monday, 16 […]

Good Weather Forecast Brings Driving Dangers – AA

With the mercury set to rise for the weekend the AA is warning drivers that hot summer weather can cause problems for cars. AA Rescue is expecting an increase in breakdowns caused by over heating or tyre issues, and more seriously there are road safety concerns. “Hot weather can make life hard for a driver.” […]

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