May Bank Holiday Public Transport Arrangements 2021

If you’re planning a journey over the May Bank Holiday weekend, you can expect changes to public transport schedules. We’ve compiled these changes for Dublin Bus, Luas, Go Ahead, Irish Rail (including DART) and Bus Éireann for you below. Remember that public transport should be used for essential journeys only and that travel restrictions are still in place country wide. You… Continue reading May Bank Holiday Public Transport Arrangements 2021

Advice for driving on wet roads – AA Ireland

By Kieran Hanley Travelling in wet conditions is hardly out of the norm for Irish drivers, but it still comes with a range of dangers. If you must travel on a wet day, follow our advice below to make your journey as safe as possible. Slow down Reducing your speed is one of the most… Continue reading Advice for driving on wet roads – AA Ireland

Crashes, breakdowns, fires: what to do at the scene of an incident – AA Ireland

As we well know in the AA, all sorts of hazards can happen on the roads. While safe driving and safely sharing the roads minimise our risk of being involved in a collision, you might still come across an incident on your journey, find debris in your way or experience a vehicle fire. It’s always… Continue reading Crashes, breakdowns, fires: what to do at the scene of an incident – AA Ireland

Public transport in a pandemic – keeping payments contactless (AA Ireland)

Updated December 2021 Public transport has faced months of restrictions, but now the buses, trams and trains are operating at 100% capacity. You are still required to wear a face covering (see details here), and it’s still a good idea to use contactless payment methods. This minimises interactions and handling coins, but, also –  let’s… Continue reading Public transport in a pandemic – keeping payments contactless (AA Ireland)

Everything You Wanted To Know About Stopping Distances But Were Afraid To Ask

The distance it takes to stop a vehicle depends on a number of factors. AA Roadwatch’s Esther O’Moore Donohoe explains… You’ve probably heard us say ‘make sure you increase your braking distance’ in our Roadwatch traffic reports whenever there are slippery road conditions. If you’re the type of person who has said to yourself ‘by… Continue reading Everything You Wanted To Know About Stopping Distances But Were Afraid To Ask

Parking in Ireland – where (not) to park

To park or not to park… that is the question every driver should be asking when they arrive at their destination. Safe parking is a key part of safe driving – where you leave your car on arrival is as important as how you drive it there. Bad parking can endanger or obstruct others on… Continue reading Parking in Ireland – where (not) to park

Motorway Rules in Ireland

How to Drive on Motorways in Ireland At the AA we aim to provide the best driving tips and advice for our members to help keep you safe on the roads. We know that many of you are frustrated by poor driving habits on our motorways – the huge response to our Facebook post about… Continue reading Motorway Rules in Ireland