AA President's blog

The AA President's blog

I'm Edmund King OBE, president of the AA and Visiting Professor of Transport at Newcastle University.

I head up public affairs and communications at the AA and often appear as a transport commentator on radio and television. I am also director and a trustee of the AA Charitable Trust for Road Safety and the Environment, and a director of AA DriveTech.

Outside of the AA, I am a member of the influential Motorists’ Forum and a Fellow of the CIPR and PRCA. Together with Deirdre King, we were runners-up in the Wolfson Economics Prize with our submission on Road Miles.

AA President Edmund King, OBE

Read my latest blog posts

AA Accident Assist and AA Cars to the rescue

24 February 2023

Car Crash. Sort it. Replace it.

The new Range Rover

28 August 2022

A test drive around Eastnor Castle in Range Rover's flagship model

EV Rally of Scotland

1 December 2021

1200 miles around Scotland in an electric car

How to beat high fuel prices?

1 November 2021

Save money and save on CO2

Are we ready for EV's?

5 August 2021

Personal choice or psychological barrier?

I did a U - turn on green plates

29 June 2021

Gimmick or badge of honour?

When did I last fill up?

9 November 2020

Pondering my drop in fuel consumption both now and in the future


20 April 2020

Find out what happened when The London Ambulance Service called me during the coronavirus lockdown.

Season of good will?

18 December 2019

A Christmas message from me and a reminder about staying safe on the roads over the holidays.

How to accelerate the take up of electric vehicles?

2 December 2019

I discuss the issues and incentives around adopting EVs.

Our campaigning for more lay-bys begins to pay off

30 May 2019

Find out the impact of our campaign for more emergency refuge areas on smart motorways.

The archive

Read more of my blogs from the archive.

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