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# aa - Monday 23 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 23rd 2015, 4:15 PM 16,431 Views 24 Comments

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

# aa - Thursday 17 September, 2015

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

This hotel was just named the best in Ireland - here’s what it’s like to stay there

Sep 17th 2015, 11:10 AM 7,539 Views 4 Comments

We can dream.

# aa - Monday 13 April, 2015

Petrol prices are going up, up, up again...
# Good While It Lasted
# Good While It Lasted

Petrol prices are going up, up, up again...

Apr 13th 2015, 11:37 AM 20,087 Views 66 Comments

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

# aa - Friday 5 December, 2014

There was a truck on fire on the M50 this morning
# Northbound
# Northbound

There was a truck on fire on the M50 this morning

Dec 5th 2014, 7:11 AM 15,621 Views 11 Comments

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'
# Super Fans
From The42
# Super Fans

Praise for Austin Stacks colourful fans - 'The supporters are unique, I've never seen anything like it'

Nov 25th 2014, 11:53 AM 5,275 Views 4 Comments

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

# aa - Saturday 25 October, 2014

An overturned car is causing major delays at Mitchelstown
# Cork
# Cork

An overturned car is causing major delays at Mitchelstown

Oct 25th 2014, 6:23 PM 16,745 Views 9 Comments

The single vehicle crash is now being cleared.

# aa - Thursday 1 May, 2014

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

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

May 1st 2014, 6:30 AM 11,964 Views 46 Comments

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

# aa - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Homeowners opposed to flood levy to help others get insurance
# Flooding
# Flooding

Homeowners opposed to flood levy to help others get insurance

Apr 2nd 2014, 8:55 AM 7,409 Views 31 Comments

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

1 in 5 drivers has had their car damaged by a friend or relative
# Just Say No
# Just Say No

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

Mar 30th 2014, 1:20 PM 9,985 Views 18 Comments

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

# aa - Thursday 20 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 20th 2014, 11:23 AM 2,475 Views 0 Comments

Nothing but the facts. Literally.

# aa - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Warning after multiple cases of car sales scam
# Deception
# Deception

Warning after multiple cases of car sales scam

Feb 27th 2014, 2:45 PM 29,676 Views 37 Comments

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

# aa - Saturday 4 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 4th 2014, 7:43 PM 60,322 Views 67 Comments

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

# aa - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

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

The AA Roadwatch blooper reel is a surreal experience

Dec 31st 2013, 1:30 PM 3,590 Views 2 Comments

And yet somehow compelling.

# aa - Monday 30 December, 2013

Warning over New Year's Eve drink-driving as road deaths increase in 2013
# Designated Driver
# Designated Driver

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

Dec 30th 2013, 8:05 AM 9,766 Views 66 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 28th 2013, 7:30 AM 9,936 Views 73 Comments

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

# aa - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

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

We bet you never noticed this in Home Alone before

Dec 18th 2013, 10:00 PM 14,618 Views 11 Comments

This explains so much.

# aa - Monday 2 December, 2013

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

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

Dec 2nd 2013, 9:04 AM 9,982 Views 108 Comments

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.

# aa - Monday 4 November, 2013

Nearly six per cent admit to drink driving, men more likely to do it than women
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Nearly six per cent admit to drink driving, men more likely to do it than women

Nov 4th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,808 Views 48 Comments

The findings are contained in a new survey from AA Motor Insurance.

# aa - Friday 18 October, 2013

Motorists urged to take care on wet roads as Cork issues flood warning
# Oh Fliuch
# Oh Fliuch

Motorists urged to take care on wet roads as Cork issues flood warning

Oct 18th 2013, 3:49 PM 14,350 Views 52 Comments

Cork City Council has advised business and home owners to take preventative flood measures due to heavy rain.

# aa - Monday 2 September, 2013

# aa - Monday 26 August, 2013

Dublin and commuter counties worst for burglaries - survey
# Crime
# Crime

Dublin and commuter counties worst for burglaries - survey

Aug 26th 2013, 8:15 AM 8,944 Views 61 Comments

Over 28 per cent of people have fallen victim to a burglary, a new survey has found.

# aa - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Young men most likely to get injured, lose their passport or miss a flight on holiday
# Unlucky
# Unlucky

Young men most likely to get injured, lose their passport or miss a flight on holiday

Aug 18th 2013, 1:31 PM 10,811 Views 20 Comments

Meanwhile older people are more likely to lose stuff on holiday.

# aa - Monday 12 August, 2013

Women drivers see the biggest increase in motoring costs
# CAR
# CAR

Women drivers see the biggest increase in motoring costs

Aug 12th 2013, 6:30 AM 8,690 Views 92 Comments

General motor costs, car tax and driving licences all increased over the last 12 months while the price of petrol decreased.

# aa - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

6 ways social media can improve your road trip
# Sponsored By The AA
# Sponsored By The AA

6 ways social media can improve your road trip

Jul 30th 2013, 4:45 PM 12,140 Views 10 Comments

Do you bring along your smartphone when you hit the road?

# aa - Monday 22 July, 2013

More people are locking their keys inside their cars
# How Did That Even Happen
# How Did That Even Happen

More people are locking their keys inside their cars

Jul 22nd 2013, 6:20 AM 12,093 Views 18 Comments

The AA has warned motorists not to be complacent when it comes to vehicles during the hot weather.

# aa - Sunday 9 June, 2013

Men drink, while women take medication to calm fear of flying
# Me Nerves
# Me Nerves

Men drink, while women take medication to calm fear of flying

Jun 9th 2013, 3:07 PM 8,185 Views 42 Comments

More than 20 per cent of women have a fear of flying compared with just 12 per cent of men.

# aa - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

Almost 72% of Irish motorists believe garda presence on roads has reduced
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

Almost 72% of Irish motorists believe garda presence on roads has reduced

Jun 4th 2013, 7:54 AM 5,616 Views 57 Comments

A new poll by AA revealed that 40 per cent think the government is not treating road safety as a priority.

# aa - Monday 13 May, 2013

The cost of filling your car fell last month
# Petrol Prices
# Petrol Prices

The cost of filling your car fell last month

May 13th 2013, 7:15 AM 8,248 Views 31 Comments

AA Ireland says that petrol prices fell by nearly four per cent with diesel falling by just under 5 per cent.

# aa - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Are you 'inviting' burglars into your home?
# Safety
# Safety

Are you 'inviting' burglars into your home?

May 7th 2013, 10:43 AM 19,211 Views 46 Comments

An AA survey shows that people still leave their keys where burglars can find them – like in a garage or even in the porch.

# aa - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Bad news, Scorpios: you’re the worst for making car insurance claims
# Written In The Stars
# Written In The Stars

Bad news, Scorpios: you’re the worst for making car insurance claims

Apr 28th 2013, 2:20 PM 11,495 Views 20 Comments

Good news for Arians though (if you believe this kind of thing, that is…).

# aa - Monday 15 April, 2013

Who's most likely to damage their own car by accident?
# DAMAGING
# DAMAGING

Who's most likely to damage their own car by accident?

Apr 15th 2013, 8:06 AM 14,910 Views 22 Comments

Damage includes causing a flat battery, running out of fuel or using the wrong fuel in the car – and it can be very costly.

# aa - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Column: Should there be alcohol advertising in sport?
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Should there be alcohol advertising in sport?

Apr 13th 2013, 7:00 PM 62 Views 44 Comments

As a recovering alcoholic I should say that alcohol advertising and sponsorship has no place in sport, but I can’t: I know there are few options for sports clubs and I need my GAA club to stay open, writes an anonymous contributor.

# aa - Monday 17 December, 2012

Poll: Have you ever travelled with an over-the-limit driver?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you ever travelled with an over-the-limit driver?

Dec 17th 2012, 9:32 AM 8,318 Views 45 Comments

Research from the AA says 13 per cent of us – and a fifth of teens – have been driven by an over-the-limit driver.

# aa - Sunday 16 December, 2012

13 per cent of people have travelled with over-the-limit driver
# Over The Limit
# Over The Limit

13 per cent of people have travelled with over-the-limit driver

Dec 16th 2012, 1:37 PM 5,161 Views 35 Comments

The AA’s latest survey showed that this is a more common occurrence among 17 – 24 year olds, with one in five of them saying they had travelled with a driver over the limit.

# aa - Monday 15 October, 2012

Car insurance premiums for female drivers set to soar after December
# Car Insurance
# Car Insurance

Car insurance premiums for female drivers set to soar after December

Oct 15th 2012, 6:51 AM 10,227 Views 74 Comments

New European Commission rules will mean that insurers can no longer take gender into consideration when assessing customers.

# aa - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Room for improvement in penalty point system
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Room for improvement in penalty point system

Sep 19th 2012, 12:51 PM 6,354 Views 42 Comments

No reason why we can’t save more lives, motorist and driving safety representatives tell Oireachtas committee on transport.

# aa - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Prepare for a hike in petrol prices, warns AA Ireland
# Fuel
# Fuel

Prepare for a hike in petrol prices, warns AA Ireland

Aug 18th 2012, 1:03 PM 10,407 Views 105 Comments

AA Ireland’s Conor Faughnan says ‘super-taxes’ on fuel are a central factor in petrol prices.

# aa - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Flooding, power cuts reported around Ireland following heavy rainfall
# Floods
# Floods

Flooding, power cuts reported around Ireland following heavy rainfall

Jun 28th 2012, 11:58 AM 27,699 Views 38 Comments

Motorists in parts of Northern Ireland were forced to abandon vehicles last night. Meanwhile, localised flooding has been reported in parts of Cork, Waterford, Tipperary, Wicklow and Westmeath.

7 tips for staying safe on the roads during this morning's floods
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

7 tips for staying safe on the roads during this morning's floods

Jun 28th 2012, 8:38 AM 7,396 Views 7 Comments

The worst of the rain seems to have passed – but the roads still present many hazards for motorists this morning.

# aa - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

Travelling on the M7? Watch out for those goats
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Travelling on the M7? Watch out for those goats

May 9th 2012, 8:16 AM 2,919 Views 14 Comments

No, seriously.