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# aa-ireland - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Backbencher calls for examination of scrapping motor tax
# Motor Tax
# Motor Tax

Backbencher calls for examination of scrapping motor tax

Jan 18th 2012, 7:00 AM 5,527 Views 29 Comments

A Fine Gael TD has called on the government to look into eliminating motor tax, and replacing it with extra levies on fuel.

# aa-ireland - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Major surge in volume of illegal motor fuel seized by Revenue
# Fuel
# Fuel

Major surge in volume of illegal motor fuel seized by Revenue

Jan 17th 2012, 7:00 AM 3,680 Views 32 Comments

Dozens of filling stations were shut down by the Revenue last year for unlicensed trading, while illegal fuel seizures increased six-fold over four years.

# aa-ireland - Monday 16 January, 2012

One in eight drivers admit to collision or 'near miss' with cyclists
# Motoring
# Motoring

One in eight drivers admit to collision or 'near miss' with cyclists

Jan 16th 2012, 10:16 AM 1,938 Views 36 Comments

A survey by AA Motor Insurance finds that 12 per cent of motorists have (almost) had run-ins with cyclists in the last two years.

# aa-ireland - Sunday 15 January, 2012

Price increases added €10 to fuel bills last month - AA
# Fuel
# Fuel

Price increases added €10 to fuel bills last month - AA

Jan 15th 2012, 12:28 PM 2,928 Views 27 Comments

The cost of petrol and diesel at the pumps increased again in the last month, adding a reported average of €10 onto the cost of running a modest family car.

# aa-ireland - Monday 28 November, 2011

Motor tax will rise in Budget, minister confirms
# Motor Tax
# Motor Tax

Motor tax will rise in Budget, minister confirms

Nov 28th 2011, 8:00 AM 4,205 Views 38 Comments

Minister Phil Hogan said increasing indirect taxes rather than income tax would give consumers “some choices” in their spending.

# aa-ireland - Sunday 27 November, 2011

Motorists face a 'grim budget' - AA Ireland
# Motoring
# Motoring

Motorists face a 'grim budget' - AA Ireland

Nov 27th 2011, 1:03 PM 9,359 Views 73 Comments

The Minister for the Environment confirmed that road taxes will be increased in the Budget for 2012.

# aa-ireland - Monday 7 November, 2011

Drop in motor insurance premiums in 2011
# Insurance
# Insurance

Drop in motor insurance premiums in 2011

Nov 7th 2011, 8:35 AM 701 Views 10 Comments

The AA said that the average price of a motor insurance policy has dropped from €567 to €549 since the beginning of this year, and that the new stringent drink-driving laws could have a further positive effect.

# aa-ireland - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

Here's what to do if your car is flooded...
# Floods
# Floods

Here's what to do if your car is flooded...

Oct 25th 2011, 11:42 AM 11,853 Views 9 Comments

Don’t attempt to restart it! Plus some other tips from the experts.

# aa-ireland - Thursday 13 October, 2011

'Pay as you drive' system should replace motor tax, says TD
# Motor Tax
# Motor Tax

'Pay as you drive' system should replace motor tax, says TD

Oct 13th 2011, 8:28 PM 2,066 Views 82 Comments

Eamonn Maloney said an extra fuel surcharge would allow the government to axe the current vehicle tax altogether.

# aa-ireland - Monday 5 September, 2011

Camera installed in Dublin to catch drivers running red lights
# Red Light
# Red Light

Camera installed in Dublin to catch drivers running red lights

Sep 5th 2011, 3:03 PM 4,542 Views 29 Comments

Ireland’s first red light camera enforcement project is to begin shortly in Dublin.

# aa-ireland - Friday 26 August, 2011

One in five have recently travelled with drunk driver
# Drink Driving
# Drink Driving

One in five have recently travelled with drunk driver

Aug 26th 2011, 11:15 AM 184 Views 5 Comments

More men than women said they had knowingly taken a lift with someone who was over the limit.

# aa-ireland - Friday 20 May, 2011

One in twelve back outright ban for drivers on mobiles
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

One in twelve back outright ban for drivers on mobiles

May 20th 2011, 2:42 PM 488 Views 9 Comments

An AA Motor Insurance survey finds that 8 per cent of drivers would favour a zero tolerance policy on using phones at the wheel.

# aa-ireland - Sunday 27 March, 2011

AA Ireland launches nationwide anti-pothole petition
# Motoring
# Motoring

AA Ireland launches nationwide anti-pothole petition

Mar 27th 2011, 2:48 PM 1,931 Views 0 Comments

The breakdown assistance company says motorists paying high taxes on petrol shouldn’t have to tolerate poor road conditions.

# aa-ireland - Monday 28 February, 2011

Nine per cent admit to surfing the web while driving
# Motoring
# Motoring

Nine per cent admit to surfing the web while driving

Feb 28th 2011, 12:38 PM 733 Views 0 Comments

An AA survey shows that ‘handheld mobile phone usage’ has increased since 2009, despite numerous safety campaigns.

# aa-ireland - Thursday 24 February, 2011

AA Ireland’s road rage survey: the figures in full
# Road Rage
# Road Rage

AA Ireland’s road rage survey: the figures in full

Feb 24th 2011, 4:04 PM 1,087 Views 9 Comments

The full details from AA Ireland’s survey of over 10,000 motorists: is your county one of the most violent?

Half of Irish drivers admit to suffering road rage
# Road Rage
# Road Rage

Half of Irish drivers admit to suffering road rage

Feb 24th 2011, 4:04 PM 1,292 Views 0 Comments

An AA survey of 10,000 motorists showed that almost half had given into road rage within the last three years.

# aa-ireland - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

40 jobs to be created by AA Ireland
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

40 jobs to be created by AA Ireland

Jan 11th 2011, 8:04 PM 916 Views 0 Comments

The insurer and motoring organisation will take on 40 new staff at its Dublin HQ, in its insurance and rescue divisions.