Learner or first time owner? Car insurance explained.

You’ve got the theory test, the learner permit, the lessons, picked out your first car – now it’s time to get your own car insurance policy. While the process can feel like a mystery or a learning curve, it doesn’t have to be. Here’s our guide to what you need and what the options mean.… Continue reading Learner or first time owner? Car insurance explained.

Which lane, which indicator – how to use roundabouts. AA Ireland

Walkinstown, Dunkettle, Polestar, Bundle of Sticks, Browne… The roundabout is a common feature on Irish roads, and sometimes it feels like every driver has a pet roundabout that they just hate. Roundabouts, or “gyratory circuses” as they were once known (yes, really), are generally installed to make a junction safer and keep traffic flowing. They… Continue reading Which lane, which indicator – how to use roundabouts. AA Ireland

VIDEO: What You Need To Know About Driving Lesson Delays – AA Ireland

Without doubt, learning to drive has been severely impacted by the pandemic. Since lessons and tests were stopped entirely for about half a year during the Level 5 restrictions, it caused a huge backlog and long delays for those waiting to get their license. Personally, I found it very difficult during the pandemic to practice… Continue reading VIDEO: What You Need To Know About Driving Lesson Delays – AA Ireland

So long, L-plates: you’ve passed the test, what next? AA Ireland

So you’ve made it through the lessons, the waiting list and now the test itself – congratulations! Passing the text makes you a qualified driver, but you still have some steps to go and a two-year novice period ahead of you. Don’t treat the test like it’s the end of all learning; you’ll keep coming… Continue reading So long, L-plates: you’ve passed the test, what next? AA Ireland

How to book theory tests, apply for learner permits and arrange driving lessons – AA Ireland

Learning to drive can be a daunting experience for some or smooth sailing for others, nobody’s experience is ever the same. While I can’t say my own experience of learning to drive has been easy, I can say that I got there in the end. Conking, coasting, parallel parking and three-point-turns – we’ve all been… Continue reading How to book theory tests, apply for learner permits and arrange driving lessons – AA Ireland

Learning to drive in a pandemic: how covid-19 has affected learner drivers – AA Ireland

Like so many other aspects of our lives over the past 18 months, the learning to drive process has been severely impacted by the pandemic and its restrictions. Lessons, tests and driving licence services were suspended or reserved for essential workers for around half a year during the Level 5 restrictions, and only fully reopened… Continue reading Learning to drive in a pandemic: how covid-19 has affected learner drivers – AA Ireland