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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# The AA

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Traffic on M50 'increases by 30% and petrol drops by 3c' on first week of Phase One
The government relaxed Covid-19 restrictions slightly, to allow some people to return to work, and garden centres to open.
Almost half of drivers spend more time commuting than they did a year ago
35.26% of those surveyed strongly agreed that a lack of reliable public transport had left them reliant on a car to get to work.
AA customer says employee was stopped from speaking to him in Irish
The man cancelled his membership.
Drivers warned to slow down as blanket of snow and ice covers the country
Severe snow and icy weather hit Ireland yesterday; the freezing temperatures are set to continue today.
Fuel prices rising: It costs €18 more a month to run your car compared to last year
Research conducted AA Ireland found that the cost of a litre of petrol is now at 136.3c.
Four out of 10 smokers lie on their life insurance applications
A study by the AA found a discrepancy between the number of people who smoke compared to the number of people who say they do.
The family car costs more than €10,000 a year to run
A new study by the AA finds that, despite a slight decrease, the cost of running a family car remains high.
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.
Debunked: Does switching off your engine when stuck in traffic save fuel?
It’s time to settle the argument you always have with that back-seat driver.
Nearly half of Irish adults worry about elderly relatives during winter - survey
AA Ireland also found that while people are unlikely to offer financial assistance to prevent causing offence, their own financial problems can also stop them.