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.” […]

AA Urges Motorists to Exercise Additional Caution Over June Bank Holiday

With an increase in the number of motorists on Irish roads expected over the coming days, the AA is calling on motorists to exercise additional caution when driving as traffic levels are expected to increase. In addition to typical bank holiday traffic, AA Roadwatch is advising that traffic levels are likely to increase in popular […]

Fuel Prices Up More Than 10c on 2016 low – AA

Average cost of a litre of petrol now 131.4c; diesel sits at 121.9c per litre. Petrol prices up 10.3c compared to March 2016 price of 121.1c per litre Diesel prices climb even higher, increasing by over 15c compared to 2016 low. The cost of driving home for Christmas is on the rise for motorists as […]

AA Survey Finds 80% Of Motorists View Under-Use Of Fog Lights As Major Issue

Improper use of fog lights by other road users is a key concern of motorists during the winter period, with over 80% holding the view that fog lights are under used by other drivers – research carried out by AA Ireland has found. In an AA Motor Insurance Survey of over 9,000 people, 46.75% of […]

4 In 10 Motorists Stopped At Garda Checkpoint In Last 6 Months, AA Survey Finds

41.54% of motorists have been stopped at a Garda checkpoint in the last 6 months Almost 90% of drivers stopped at a checkpoint had the tax/insurance/NCT discs checked. Most Check-points in urban areas during afternoon & early evening More than 4 out of every 10 drivers have been stopped at a Garda checkpoint in the […]

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