1 In 3 Plan To Explore Electric Options When Next Changing Vehicle – AA Ireland

Almost a third of Irish motorists admit they are open to purchasing an electric vehicle when they next change their car, according to recent research from AA Ireland. In response to an AA Rescue survey of over 5,000, 30.81% of respondents stated that while they were unsure what kind of vehicle they would purchase when […]

Fuel Prices Rise Again After Short-Lived Drop

The average price of both petrol and diesel has increased according to the AA’s latest fuel prices survey, bringing an end to a one month reprieve for motorists where prices had fallen slightly. A litre of petrol now costs an average of 137.6c, up from an average of 137.0c in March of this year. Meanwhile, […]

Costs Trumps Quality When Choosing Holiday Destinations – AA

Overall holiday costs and the quality of their chosen hotel are the most important factors for Irish holiday-goers when deciding where to spend their main holiday. An AA Travel Insurance survey found that 58.97% of Irish people view the financial aspect of the holiday as a very important factor in deciding where to travel, while […]

AA Warns Government Momentum Lost In Tackling Insurance Costs

Motor Insurance costs are far higher than they should be for consumers because Government attention has wavered and identified reforms have stalled, according to the AA. This was being treated as a crisis by government two years ago but necessary changes are not now being pushed through. In an update to its initial ‘5 Point […]

Drop In Oil Prices Welcome News For Motorists

Despite the drop in oil prices, the cost of diesel has increased slightly in the past month, while petrol costs have remained stable. Fuel prices in Ireland have remained largely unchanged for the second successive month, recent analysis undertaken by AA Ireland has found. According to the AA’s latest monthly fuel prices survey, the cost of […]

5.3% Increase In Car Breakdowns Reported In 2017

Dead batteries continue to be the number one cause of breakdowns Breakdowns now up almost 10% in past two years 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. […]

AA Warns Of Drink-Driving Dangers Ahead Of Christmas

Over 1 in 5 admit to driving the morning after a night out while unsure if their blood alcohol level had returned to within the legally permissible limit. AA Car Insurance survey finds that over 1 in 10 people have been in a car where they knew or suspected that the driver was over the […]

Majority Of Homeowners Plan To Increase Home Security In Lead Up To Christmas – AA

Over half of Irish homeowners are planning to take additional precautions to make their homes more secure in the lead up to Christmas, recent AA research has found. A survey of over 6,000 homeowners undertaken by AA Home Insurance found that 31% of respondents described themselves as “very likely” to take extra security measures to protect their […]

Only 37% Of Motorists Take Out Excess Insurance When Hiring A Car – AA Ireland

Research carried out by AA Ireland has found that 1 in 3 motorists are planning on hiring a car while abroad this year, but only 37% of the motorists have taken out excess insurance when hiring a car in the past. Reasons identified for this were cost and lack of necessity. The research, which was […]

Locking Away Medicine Top Childproofing Step Irish Parents Take

Moving medicine and prescription drugs is the preferred child-proofing step of Irish parents according to recent research from AA Ireland. Over 92.21% of respondents to an AA Life Insurance survey stated that they moved their medication to a secure or ‘out of reach’ location after having children, with 84.67% of parents taking the same precaution […]

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