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# aa - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Cost of running family car down almost €180 on last year AA

Cost of running family car down almost €180 on last year

That’s according to an annual survey by the AA which recorded a drop in motor insurance premiums.

# aa - Sunday 23 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie So, what's the deal with Ireland naming and shaming drink drivers? What's In A Name?

So, what's the deal with Ireland naming and shaming drink drivers?

Come December, Ireland is to begin naming and shaming people convicted of a host of road traffic offences.

# aa - Sunday 16 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Petrol and diesel prices have fallen for four months in a row and are set to drop further Now We're Sucking Diesel

# aa - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The price of fuel is going down but motorists are still paying far more than they did last year Fuelling The Boom

The price of fuel is going down but motorists are still paying far more than they did last year

The AA says it is concerned that, for every litre of petrol purchased, 63.67% goes to the government.

# aa - Friday 12 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie South Dublin road closed after eight-car-collision Katharine Tynan Road

South Dublin road closed after eight-car-collision

The road has since been reopened and the crash cleared.

# aa - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Those who earn more will pay higher speeding fines under proposed safety law changes A Fine Idea

Those who earn more will pay higher speeding fines under proposed safety law changes

The Road Safety Authority said it will be watching the UK’s road laws with interest.

# aa - Monday 24 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish parents routinely lie about being a car's main driver to lower their children's premiums Fronting

Irish parents routinely lie about being a car's main driver to lower their children's premiums

Over 13% of parents have ‘fronted’ for their children’s insurance according to a new survey.

# aa - Monday 17 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Petrol prices drop for first time in six months Pump It Up

Petrol prices drop for first time in six months

On average, a litre of petrol now costs 136.6c, while a litre of diesel costs 126.0c.

# aa - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie AA warns car buyers about new mileage 'lowballing' scam Don't Get Duped

AA warns car buyers about new mileage 'lowballing' scam

By doctoring the mileage twice, unscrupulous sellers can dupe buyers and fool NCT checks, says the AA.

# aa - Monday 20 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The cost of petrol and diesel is still marching ever upwards Pricey

The cost of petrol and diesel is still marching ever upwards

The cost of a litre of petrol or diesel is now the highest its been in 18 months.

# aa - Sunday 29 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Filling your car is becoming very, very expensive - here's why Money Money Money

Filling your car is becoming very, very expensive - here's why

A combination of factors have seen the cost of running a vehicle jump by €18 a month in the last year.

# aa - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Delays expected on M1 after crash at Port Tunnel Traffic

Delays expected on M1 after crash at Port Tunnel

Officers are currently at the scene and there are no reports of any serious injures.

# aa - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The AA thinks they're 'ridiculous', but Dublin City Council stands firm on 30km speed limits Safer Streets

The AA thinks they're 'ridiculous', but Dublin City Council stands firm on 30km speed limits

Dublin City Council plans to expand the 30km/hr speed limit across further areas of the city.

# aa - Sunday 23 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Almost 7 out of 10 motorists want drink drivers named on live register Named And Shamed

Almost 7 out of 10 motorists want drink drivers named on live register

Conor Faughnan from The AA said, “It’s a tragic Irish problem that hasn’t gone away.”

# aa - Thursday 8 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "We're on our knees and begging" - motorists being driven off the road by insurance costs, committee hears Spiralling

"We're on our knees and begging" - motorists being driven off the road by insurance costs, committee hears

The Oireachtas Finance committee today heard from the AA together with groups representing both older and younger drivers.

# aa - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Strike: Dublin Bus says services will end at 9pm tomorrow ahead of Thursday action No Late Buses

Strike: Dublin Bus says services will end at 9pm tomorrow ahead of Thursday action

The company says it has been left with no option but to terminate all routes at 9pm – hours earlier than anticipated.

# aa - Monday 5 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Motorists paying an extra €250 per year over spiralling insurance costs Premiums

Motorists paying an extra €250 per year over spiralling insurance costs

Insurance premiums are wiping out any savings motorists are making from low fuel prices.

# aa - Friday 19 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge This Waterford driver had to be rescued by the AA after Pokémon Go left them stranded Pokemon Nooooo

# aa - Thursday 30 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The AA is offloading its Irish operations for nearly €157m Transport

The AA is offloading its Irish operations for nearly €157m

The biggest roadside assistance provider in the country will be sold to two private equity funds.

# aa - Monday 23 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Bad news for Irish motorists as petrol and diesel prices set to hike End Of The Road

Bad news for Irish motorists as petrol and diesel prices set to hike

A shift in the global supply of oil is set to have a knock-on effect for Irish drivers.

# aa - Thursday 4 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Turns out Irish drivers want night vision and remote shutdown for their cars Safety First

Turns out Irish drivers want night vision and remote shutdown for their cars

The findings from an AA survey suggests that Irish motorists are more keen on safety features than autonomous cars.

# aa - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Price war means motorists set to save on petrol and diesel Price At The Pumps

Price war means motorists set to save on petrol and diesel

Oil prices are dropping and the market in Ireland is very competitive at the moment.

# aa - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Drivers saw insurance rise by up to 50% this year and the increase looks set to continue More Cash

Drivers saw insurance rise by up to 50% this year and the increase looks set to continue

Irish drivers will collectively pay €300 million in extra premium costs this year, according to the AA.

# aa - Monday 23 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds had to re-sit theory test thanks to a computer glitch (but it could have been a lot worse) Theory Fail

Hundreds had to re-sit theory test thanks to a computer glitch (but it could have been a lot worse)

In total, 1,216 people were told they had failed the test when they had actually passed

# aa - Thursday 17 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge This hotel was just named the best in Ireland - here’s what it’s like to stay there Have A Gawk

# aa - Monday 13 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Petrol prices are going up, up, up again… Good While It Lasted

Petrol prices are going up, up, up again…

And they’re not likely to fall any time soon.

# aa - Friday 5 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There was a truck on fire on the M50 this morning Northbound

There was a truck on fire on the M50 this morning

The incident occurred northbound near J5 Finglas.

# aa - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Praise for Austin Stacks colourful fans – ‘The supporters are unique, I’ve never seen anything like it’

Manager Stephen Stack pays tribute to the supporters of the Tralee club.

# aa - Saturday 25 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie An overturned car is causing major delays at Mitchelstown Cork

An overturned car is causing major delays at Mitchelstown

The single vehicle crash is now being cleared.

# aa - Thursday 1 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Texting while driving is BANNED from today. Could Google Glass be the next deadly distraction? RISKY BUSINESS

Texting while driving is BANNED from today. Could Google Glass be the next deadly distraction?

54 per cent of drivers said the devices should be banned for all drivers…

# aa - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From Business ETC Homeowners opposed to flood levy to help others get insurance Flooding

Homeowners opposed to flood levy to help others get insurance

The idea of a 1 per cent levy was mooted by Minister Phil Hogan last month – but a recent survey shows little desire among the public.

# aa - Sunday 30 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 1 in 5 drivers has had their car damaged by a friend or relative Just Say No

1 in 5 drivers has had their car damaged by a friend or relative

The AA is warning drivers to “never lend your car to uninsured friends or relatives.”

# aa - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge The AA hired a naked cyclist to front its new road safety campaign The Naked Truth

The AA hired a naked cyclist to front its new road safety campaign

Nothing but the facts. Literally.

# aa - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Warning after multiple cases of car sales scam Deception

Warning after multiple cases of car sales scam

Sellers are placing ads for cars at very low prices – but there IS a snag.

# aa - Saturday 4 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie From floods to freezing: Weather turns bitter with temperatures set to drop Stormwatch

From floods to freezing: Weather turns bitter with temperatures set to drop

As wintry showers continue in parts, snow is expected on high ground but could affect low-lying regions.

# aa - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge The AA Roadwatch blooper reel is a surreal experience Traffic And Travel

The AA Roadwatch blooper reel is a surreal experience

And yet somehow compelling.

# aa - Monday 30 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Warning over New Year’s Eve drink-driving as road deaths increase in 2013 Designated Driver

Warning over New Year’s Eve drink-driving as road deaths increase in 2013

The AA has said that road deaths have increased for the first time since 2005, with alcohol a contributing factor.

# aa - Saturday 28 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish people optimistic about the economy...but not their own lives Survey

Irish people optimistic about the economy...but not their own lives

The AA carried out a major survey of 26,000 Irish people before Christmas.

# aa - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge We bet you never noticed this in Home Alone before Filthy Animals

We bet you never noticed this in Home Alone before

This explains so much.

# aa - Monday 2 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Young women fare worst as gender neutral pricing drives up car insurance Car Insurance

Young women fare worst as gender neutral pricing drives up car insurance

On average, women under 25 saw an increase of 20 per cent with some reporting rises of up to 50 per cent while younger men reap the benefits of the new pricing system.

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