9% of Motorists Admit Kids Are Driving Distraction

The AA is urging motorists to take all precautions necessary when travelling with children as back-to-school season gets underway, after 9% of drivers admitted to having been involved in collisions or near-misses while attending to a child in the car. An AA survey of almost 11’000 motorists found that 7.5% of drivers had been involved in… Continue reading 9% of Motorists Admit Kids Are Driving Distraction

Top Tips for Learning to Drive

Whether you’ve been waiting to get behind the wheel for as long as you can remember or are learning to drive out of necessity, getting the knack for driving can be tough. It takes practice, patience and perseverance to get it right. So you’ve done all the necessities. You’ve passed your theory test, gotten that… Continue reading Top Tips for Learning to Drive

The AA Roadwatch Guide to Glastonbury 2015

The hugely popular Glastonbury Festival takes place from Wednesday 24th until Sunday 28th June with around 175,000 expected to attend, including thousands of Irish people. With big names such as The Who, Kanye West, Foo Fighters, Paloma Faith and Hozier taking to the stage over the course of the weekend, it’s sure to be an… Continue reading The AA Roadwatch Guide to Glastonbury 2015

Irish Open Guide: Getting There

If driving to the Irish Open, the good news is that a lot of the route is via motorways, unless travelling from parts of Connacht. Before setting off, it is worth noting that you will encounter delays en route to the Royal County Down Golf Club in Newcastle. Depending on when you turn off the… Continue reading Irish Open Guide: Getting There

30% of parents less likely to smoke while kids in the car

30% of parents in Ireland are less likely to smoke while their children are in the car, according to AA Motor Insurance. The revelation comes after the AA polled nearly 2,000 customers on how likely they would be to modify a range of habits while their kids are in tow. “I think it tells us… Continue reading 30% of parents less likely to smoke while kids in the car

Getting your Christmas tree home safely

Christmas is fast approaching and with that, everyone is beginning to wind down and finalise their preparations. However, if you’re one of the unlucky few who has left things to the last minute, particularly the triangular shaped plant that usually forms the focal point of your living room then our Patrols are here to help.… Continue reading Getting your Christmas tree home safely

Google driver-less cars spark concern among Irish motorists

Drivers claim automated cars are “safety issue” Nearly half of Over 65s welcome new technology, while millennials most wary Irish motorists will need some convincing before trying driver-less cars according to a survey carried out by AA Membership. Seventy percent of Irish people say they would think twice before hopping into one. The poll of… Continue reading Google driver-less cars spark concern among Irish motorists