Majority Of Motorists See Saving On Car Insurance By Shopping Around – AA Ireland

Motorists who fail to shop around at the time of their car insurance renewal could be missing out on an opportunity to lower their premiums, AA Ireland has warned. A recent survey of over 4,000 motorists undertaken by AA Car Insurance found that a majority of respondents were able to lower their insurance costs by […]

Motorists Warned to Remain Cautious as Nation Recovers From Storm Emma

Motorists are being advised to continue to drive with caution in the coming days, as Ireland recovers from the large snowfall seen during Storm Emma. With Snowfall expected to continue over Friday and into the weekend, motorists are being urged to avoid non-essential travel and heed the advice of Met Eireann. While the snow is due to […]

Motorists Warned to Drive with Caution as Beast from the East Nears

AA Ireland is calling on motorists to exercise additional caution when driving over the coming days, as weather conditions are expected to worsen significantly, with a heightened risk of frost, ice and snow. Met Eireann have today issued a Status Orange weather warning for the east of the country from Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday morning, while a nationwide Status […]

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 […]

Speed Cameras Supported By Majority Of Motorists – AA

7 in 10 motorists state they know of at least one location where they would like to see a speed camera installed. “Improved safety remains the aim with speed cameras, not revenue” – AA advises sceptics Over 70% of motorists support the continued use of speed cameras in Ireland in order to minimise speeding and […]

AA Rescue Warns Motorists to Check Batteries as Temperatures Dip

Motorists are being advised to check their car batteries and carry out a general car check as weather conditions take a turn for the worst this winter. AA Rescue, a leading breakdown assistance provider, experienced one of its busiest days of 2017 on Monday, 13 November, after a dip in temperatures resulted in a spike in breakdowns […]

Motorists Warned of Hallowe’en Driving Dangers

In advance of the October Bank Holiday weekend and Hallowe’en, AA Ireland is warning motorists to exercise additional caution while driving as conditions worsen over the coming weeks. While there is little risk of significant weather events currently, the changing of the clocks and the start of the winter season represent an increasingly dangerous period […]

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 […]

Increased Tax On Motor Fuel Would Damage Ireland – IPIA

The companies who import and distribute petrol and diesel have written to the Minister for Finance urging him resist attempts to increase excise on motor fuels as this would damage our competitiveness and hit rural Ireland particularly hard. The Department of Finance Tax Strategy Group has pointed out that excise rates on petrol and diesel […]

Majority Of Motorists Support Increased Electric Car Investment

Over 70% of motorists at least partially support increased government investment in electronic vehicle charging points across the country. 41% strongly agree that investment in charging points across Ireland should be a key government priority; 33.33% somewhat agree. The majority of motorists support increased investment in electric car technology according to recent research from AA […]

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