AA Press Releases

2006

 

(20 December 2006) AA identifies festive travel hotspots – half of Brits take to the road

This Friday, 22 December, will see the annual Christmas getaway start in earnest, as people across the UK head home to celebrate with their nearest and dearest. the AA has used data from its route planner to identify ten of the UK's most troublesome Christmas traffic black spots.

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(7 Dec 2006) Two Minute Warming

Over half (nearly 60 per cent) of Britain's motorists are not prepared for the journey ahead this winter, according to new research from the AA who are issuing road users with a 'two minute warming' – encouraging motorists to take just a couple of minutes before every journey to make sure their vehicle is in roadworthy condition.

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(11 May 2006) AA road Operations Service Provider of the year

Usha Jassi of Wolverhampton has won national recognition from the UK's leading motoring organisation by being named AA Road Operations Service Provider of the Year.

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(11 May 2006) AA Recovery Patrol of the Year

Tipton man Vince Safe has won national recognition from the UK's biggest motoring organisation by being named AA Recovery Patrol of the Year 2006.

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(10 May 2006) AA Patrol of the Year 2006

Cheshire man David Macintyre is on the road to national prominence after being named AA Patrol of the Year 2006.

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(26 April 2006) AA Salutes Longest Standing Member

The AA today saluted its longest standing member. Arthur Leonard, 102 of Suffolk, joined the AA in 1925 and it is believed he may be the longest standing member of any organisation in the UK.

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(12 April 2006) Easter Travel Advice

AA Roadwatch estimates that 18 million motorists will take to the roads over the Easter weekend with the mass getaway starting tomorrow lunchtime. The AA is advising motorists to make some timely checks to their cars in preparation for the break.

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(26 April 2006) AA Launches Online Car Cough Clinic

The online Car Cough Clinic has been launched to provide motorists with self-help tips and advice, drawing on the AA's 100 years of motoring expertise, to help get your car back on the road. The site features a selection of sounds, which act as a reference point for anxious motorists seeking likely diagnosis of a funny noise coming from under the bonnet.

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