AA Ireland: 1 In 5 Likely To Change Car Before 2018

Almost 10% plan on changing car within 6 months; 12% planning a change in 6 to 12 months Over 50% will buy a used car from a dealer; 8% plan to import a car from the UK Men 4% more likely to change car pre-2018 than women. Almost one in 10 of motorists intend on […]

AA Survey Finds Almost 13% Of Drivers Have Run Over An Animal In Last 5 Years

Almost 13% of motorists have been involved in at least one collision with a pet or animal in the last 5 years, according to research carried out by AA Ireland. In an AA Motor Insurance Survey of over 9,500 motorists, 10.02% of those surveyed stated they had run over or hit one animal since 2011. […]

Insurance sector banking on Government timidity as it continues gouging customers – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has renewed his call for a radical overhaul of the motor insurance sector within the State. Deputy McGrath was speaking after David Fitzgerald, Chief Executive of the Motor Insurers’ Bureau of Ireland confirmed that the number of uninsured drivers has increased by 85% in the past five years: “It is absolutely […]

4 In 10 Motorists Stopped At Garda Checkpoint In Last 6 Months, AA Survey Finds

41.54% of motorists have been stopped at a Garda checkpoint in the last 6 months Almost 90% of drivers stopped at a checkpoint had the tax/insurance/NCT discs checked. Most Check-points in urban areas during afternoon & early evening More than 4 out of every 10 drivers have been stopped at a Garda checkpoint in the […]

AA Ireland Welcomes Joint Committee Report on Motor Insurance

AA Ireland welcomes the publication of today’s report from the Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform on plans to tackle the current motor insurance crisis which includes many proposals first made by the motoring organisation in November 2015. “This is a good day in that a lot of the recommendations that we have […]