Road Rage in Ireland – an AA Ireland report

As 7 in 10 drivers tell us they have been on the receiving end of someone else’s road rage, The AA’s Lauren Beehan looks into the forms this rage can take, what the causes are, and how you should react if it happens to you. What do you picture when you hear the words “road… Continue reading Road Rage in Ireland – an AA Ireland report

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

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

Summer driving checklist

It’s another year of “staycations” and holidays at home, so as the weather improves, many of us will be taking day trips and longer journeys across Ireland. Before your mind wanders to scenic trips along the west coast, it’s important to ensure your car is ready and prepared for the longer journeys the summer months… Continue reading Summer driving checklist

AA Roadwatch’s guide to driving in icy conditions

By Kieran Hanley During the winter season, driving conditions can be much more challenging due to the colder weather. Icy road conditions are a common sight in the winter months, and can be a nasty surprise if you’re not prepared. If you must make essential journeys on icy roads, here are a few tips to… Continue reading AA Roadwatch’s guide to driving in icy conditions

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

AA Roadwatch’s top Christmas gifts for motorists

Our selection of gifts for the driver in your life might not win any awards for glamour, but they are entirely practical. And after all, nothing says ‘I love you’ quite like a practical gift! We’ve thought car-fully about the list below, and we’ve made sure it isn’t exhaust-ive so it shouldn’t tyre you out.… Continue reading AA Roadwatch’s top Christmas gifts for motorists

Ireland Top 10 Christmas Driving Songs

There’s something special about those Christmas songs that we all love to hear year after year. Most of us have fond memories of singing along to some seasonal classics in the back of the car, so we decided to find out your favourites for a festive road trip. First we asked around the office and… Continue reading Ireland Top 10 Christmas Driving Songs

Wales v Ireland: Your Six Nations Guide To Cardiff

– Compiled by Noel Byrne & Adrian Harmon, AA Roadwatch Ireland take on Wales at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Friday 10th March. The game kicks-off at 8:05pm in what is expected to be a fiercely contested and highly entertaining encounter. If you’re planning on making your way to Cardiff for the match, we want… Continue reading Wales v Ireland: Your Six Nations Guide To Cardiff