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

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

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