Around 1 in 10 motorists admit to taking ‘morning after’ driving risk

According to a recent AA Ireland survey of over 5,000 motorists, around 1 in 10 respondents admitted that in the past year they have driven the day after a night out while possibly still over the legal blood-alcohol limit. In the survey of 5,304 AA customers, respondents were also asked if they have travelled with… Continue reading Around 1 in 10 motorists admit to taking ‘morning after’ driving risk

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

Five things to consider before buying an Electric Vehicle (EV)

Sales of new electric vehicles rose to over 8% in 2021 according to figures from The SIMI (The Society of the Irish Motor Industry). The Irish Government hopes that by 2030, there will be 1 million electric vehicles on Irish roads.  But what are the things you should consider before moving into an electric vehicle… Continue reading Five things to consider before buying an Electric Vehicle (EV)

AA Ireland’s tips for keeping children safe in cars

Travelling with children has its fair share of challenges, but keeping the tots safe in the car is always the priority. It’s the new year, so why not take some time to check that your car is kitted out with the correct equipment for keeping young passengers safe. Child restraint systems As stated by law,… Continue reading AA Ireland’s tips for keeping children safe in cars

Mother Nature’s trickiest winter driving conditions

Ground frost, wet leaves and a blindingly low sun are the natural occurrences most likely to cause drivers to be involved in a near miss or a collision during winter.  Therefore, the AA is urging motorists to be extra careful on the roads over the coming weeks, paying particular attention to vulnerable road users such… Continue reading Mother Nature’s trickiest winter driving conditions

7 New Year’s Resolutions to make 2022 a safer year for driving – AA Ireland

While many of us focus on ideas like getting fitter when it comes to New Year’s resolutions, the start of a new year can be a great time to make some changes to your driving to ensure a safe 2022 on the roads. Here are some tips to drive safely and avoid any mishaps on… Continue reading 7 New Year’s Resolutions to make 2022 a safer year for driving – AA Ireland

How to pass The Driver Theory Test in 2022

Your journey to a full driver’s licence and the independence it provides begins with the theory test. While it might seem scary, we have all been there. With a bit of preparation and effort, you will be on the road in no time. The theory test is a multiple-choice exam that will test your knowledge on:… Continue reading How to pass The Driver Theory Test in 2022

AA Ireland’s tips for de-frosting your car

It’s the moment we all dread: you’re already late, rushing out the door, tripping over kids and dogs and then you see it – a smooth crystal sheen across the windscreen. Maybe it’s condensation. You brace yourself and tentatively drag a finger across. No. Frost. Anything but frost. You start to wonder how this morning… Continue reading AA Ireland’s tips for de-frosting your car

AA Ireland warns of drink-driving dangers ahead of the festive season

With more and more people likely to be out on the roads over the next couple of weeks, motorists are being warned of the dangers posed by drink-driving ahead of the Christmas and New Year season. While many will be enjoying the time off with friends and family, it is important to remember that where… Continue reading AA Ireland warns of drink-driving dangers ahead of the festive season

AA Ireland urges motorists to carry out vehicle checks after Storm Barra

On the heels of Storm Barra, AA Ireland is urging motorists to ensure their car is well prepared for winter and that they have a plan in place in the event of a car breakdown. With further unsettled conditions possible over the coming weeks, the AA is urging motorists to carry out a basic car… Continue reading AA Ireland urges motorists to carry out vehicle checks after Storm Barra