How to activate a child lock in your car – AA Ireland

If you’re doing the school run, it may be a good idea to become familiar with the child safety locks in your car. Every parent knows that children are prone to becoming restless, particularly when travelling in the back seat. Therefore, it’s best to err on the side of caution and activate the child locks… Continue reading How to activate a child lock in your car – AA Ireland

Getting Your Car Ready for The School Runs

You’ve bought brand new, sturdy schoolbags and stocked up on enough copies, books and lunchboxes to do you a lifetime. But have your prepared your car for the school runs? Top School Run Safety Tips It might not be the first thing that springs to mind when the dreaded ‘Back to School’ prep is underway,… Continue reading Getting Your Car Ready for The School Runs

Getting ready for the school run – the AA Roadwatch guide

The kids are about to head back to school, so it’s time to see if the uniforms still fit, buy shoes with plenty of extra growing room and spend a fortune on shiny new stationery. It’s also time to prepare the car – and yourself – for the daily journeys ahead if you’re on school… Continue reading Getting ready for the school run – the AA Roadwatch guide

AA Roadwatch Go Back to School

For some, primary school days are but a distant memory; but with back to school just around the corner, the AA Roadwatch guys took that trip down memory lane to recount some of their fondest memories from their early years at school. The Chit-Chatter “For various reasons I actually went to six different schools in my time. From the start,… Continue reading AA Roadwatch Go Back to School

Everything You Need to Know About Carpooling

Carpooling, or bringing other people’s children to school, saves money, reduces journey times and helps reduce traffic congestion around the school gates. But what do we need to know before setting off on the first school run? Am I Insured to Carry Others in My Car? Carpooling will not affect a driver’s insurance as long as: The… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Carpooling

What’s the best car seat for my child?

While we’re all familiar with the rules around seat belts, we can be a little complacent when it comes to child car seats. We may have a car seat for our own little one but do we need a seat if we’re bringing other kids on the school run? The short answer is yes. Car… Continue reading What’s the best car seat for my child?