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Saturday 23 September 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Breakdowns

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Over 1,300 motorists broke down on their way to hospital last year, figures from the AA show
More than 20 of these cases involved a passenger who was in labour.
'People are delighted when they see the yellow van arrive': On patrol with the AA
We spent a morning with an AA Patrol driver.
Rise in winter breakdowns due to increasing amount of older cars, says AA
The motoring association also has some handy tips for keeping your car on the road over the next couple of months.
Rise in number of motorists using wrong fuel, says AA
Motorists are being hit with large bills after accidentally putting unsuitable fuel into their vehicles.
State of roads causing increase in puncture breakdowns, says AA
The numbers of punctures rose over the last twelve months – and potholes are to blame, the AA has said.