5 Essential Back to School Car Checks

‘Back to School’ season is officially upon us. With the end of the summer holidays and all children now returning to school, many of us will see our morning travel patterns change slightly. While you may be busy coping with children desperately trying to avoid the fact that they’ll soon be back in the classroom,… Continue reading 5 Essential Back to School Car Checks

Making the switch: how easy is it to swap to an electric car? AA Ireland

Electric vehicles (EVs) have never been more popular in Ireland. Up to the middle of August, 6,449 new fully electric cars have been registered in Ireland in 2021, more than double the number in the same period in 2020 and 2019. That’s along with 2,026 Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles and 15,247 hybrid vehicles . Newly… Continue reading Making the switch: how easy is it to swap to an electric car? AA Ireland

How To Stay Safe If You Break Down on a Motorway

No-one wants their journey interrupted by a breakdown on any road, but especially not on a motorway. While motorways are the safest roads we have in Ireland, the hard shoulder is one of the most dangerous areas on any road. Motorway hard shoulders are for emergency use only. You should only stop if it is… Continue reading How To Stay Safe If You Break Down on a Motorway

How To Avoid a Flat Car Battery

Flat batteries are the most common cause of a breakdown at any time of year, but particularly so in winter says AA Rescue. Flat batteries account for nearly 25 per cent of breakdowns in Ireland, according to the findings of our most recent Annual Breakdown Review. AA Rescue reports that a breakdown in batteries can… Continue reading How To Avoid a Flat Car Battery

Staying Safe on the Road During Winter

Driving during the winter season can be more challenging than at any other time the year as weather conditions can change drastically over the course of a single day. The combination of changing weather, reduced daylight and the increased risk of fatigue kicking in during the pre and post-work commute (for those who must travel… Continue reading Staying Safe on the Road During Winter

The Essential Winter Driving Kit You Need

With the clocks soon going back, the weather likely to change and the nights already feeling longer, it’s safe to say that the winter season is well and truly upon us. While we’re all keeping our fingers crossed that we’ll avoid any major weather events, now is the time to plan for the worst and… Continue reading The Essential Winter Driving Kit You Need

Surf’s up! Swap your keyboard for your surfboard at great spots around Ireland

The summer is now in full swing and it’s time to put your ‘work from home’ keyboard aside, pop on your wet suit and swap surfing the web for real life waves. Ireland mightn’t have year-round sunshine but we do have plenty of great spots to surf. With AA Membership, you can access Ireland’s best… Continue reading Surf’s up! Swap your keyboard for your surfboard at great spots around Ireland