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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# AA

Last year
Motorists urged to slow down and take extra care ahead of long bank holiday weekend
The RSA and An Garda Síochána are appealing for all road users to act responsibly and not to drink and drive.
'Zoom meetings weren't for me... There were people a long time sober who relapsed'
Hurling goalkeeping coach Noel Considine talks about the challenges that AA members faced during Covid.
All time
AA Roadwatch to end its radio traffic reports after 32 years
AA Roadwatch first started broadcasting in 1989.
Cost of a litre of petrol at lowest level recorded since April 2016
The coronavirus pandemic and a significant drop in crude oil costs are among the factors behind the drop in price.
New Year starts with 'significant' increase in price of petrol and diesel
A litre of petrol now costs 144.5c on average.
'There is no certain amount that is too much alcohol - it's what it does to the person'
Christmas is a particularly difficult time for people who have a negative relationship with alcohol.
The cost of motoring has come down - but not for everyone
Insurance and petrol costs are the biggest factors.
Dear Fifi: We're all worried about our housemate's drinking - but what can we do?
To help answer, this week Dear Fifi called upon the experts at the Rutland Centre.
Motorists told to avoid alcohol and take extra care ahead of 'Christmas exodus'
Top to toe in tailbacks.
New handheld devices will help gardaí identify uninsured drivers
A new system will link to a database of uninsured drivers.
Had your car or bike damaged by a pothole? You're not the only one
Six in 10 people have had their mode of transport damaged by potholes.
Slight drop in cost of petrol and diesel, but we're still paying more than last year
Drivers are paying 10c more compared to July 2017.
The price of petrol and diesel has gone up again
And it’s more expensive in Dublin.
So why won't insurance companies cover your 10-year-old car?
Many insurers refuse to offer policies for older cars regardless of their roadworthiness.
'You wouldn't get this in the Third World' - locals up in arms over state of roads in Munster town
Tipperary Town may share the name of its county, but the standard of its roads is “no advert for the place” says one local.
AA customer says employee was stopped from speaking to him in Irish
The man cancelled his membership.
New year, new car? Here's what you should consider before you buy
Some timely advice from The AA’s Barry Aldworth for those considering a move to a ’181-’ reg plate.
'People are delighted when they see the yellow van arrive': On patrol with the AA
We spent a morning with an AA Patrol driver.
The average motorist in Ireland spends up to €125 a month on petrol
Most drivers would cover less than 500km a month, according to a survey from the 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.
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.
Petrol and diesel prices have fallen for four months in a row and are set to drop further
Prices are at a 12-month low.
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.
South Dublin road closed after eight-car-collision
The road has since been reopened and the crash cleared.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Delays expected on M1 after crash at Port Tunnel
Officers are currently at the scene and there are no reports of any serious injures.
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.
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.”
"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.
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.
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.
This Waterford driver had to be rescued by the AA after Pokémon Go left them stranded
Ah, the flat battery.
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.
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.
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.