AA Patrols will be fixing cars on Christmas Day

Santa is not the only one who can’t afford a breakdown on Christmas morning. Every year the AA helps motorists whose cars threaten to ruin the day. “Of course the roads are very busy in the run-up to Christmas but you would be surprised how many people are on the move on the day itself.”… Continue reading AA Patrols will be fixing cars on Christmas Day

AA Ireland offers advice to owners of flooded vehicles

Following spells of localized flooding and excess surface water, AA Rescue who have been particularly busy in Cork this morning, is advising motorists whose vehicles have been partially or fully submerged in flood water to check their vehicles for signs of damage. “It was a hideous morning in Cork and from early on we were… Continue reading AA Ireland offers advice to owners of flooded vehicles

Take care when loading up this bank holiday!

AA Patrols who are preparing for up to 1,500 breakdown call outs over the weekend and who report a marked year on year increase in motorway breakdowns, are reminding  those who will be driving with an extra load this bank holiday to make sure it’s securely fastened.  They’re also advising drivers to adjust their tyre… Continue reading Take care when loading up this bank holiday!

Donegal drivers most likely to pull in and help stranded motorists

Opening up the debate of whether to stop and help or to prioritize personal safety, AA Rescue has today published results of a contentious poll question which asks drivers whether or not they would kick into “good Samaritan mode” or simply keep driving if they came across a stranded motorist. The poll question which specifically… Continue reading Donegal drivers most likely to pull in and help stranded motorists

Patience and care encouraged during holiday exodus

“Last Christmas Day, the lowest December air temperature ever in Ireland was measured as -17.5°C at Straide, Co. Mayo” says Aoife Carragher, Head of AA Roadwatch. “This year temperatures are expected to hover around a balmy 10°C for the big day, and while motorists will be much more confident as they set out on their… Continue reading Patience and care encouraged during holiday exodus