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‘Breaking down’ is the biggest worry on long trips say 44% of motorists driving cars older than six years

The latest research from Europcar, leader in car hire services in Europe, reveals that 56% of motorists driving cars aged six years or older pack a picnic before taking a long journey.

Missed flight is breaking bad, say AA members

Conking out on the way to the airport is the most stressful breakdown scenario, reports the AA, which has updated its popular AA app to let you track the approaching patrol.

One in seven heading for a breakdown this winter may be left out in the cold

One in seven heading for a breakdown this winter may be left out in the cold

One in seven motorists risk becoming stranded in freezing temperatures this winter according to a survey commissioned by Halifax Car Insurance.

One in nine have broken down in Europe

Holidaymakers driving abroad this summer are being urged to prepare for their trip as the AA reveals that one in nine drivers (11%) have broken down in Europe.

Free Sainsbury’s Breakdown Cover with new Sainsbury’s car insurance policies

New Sainsbury’s car insurance customers will receive free Sainsbury’s Breakdown Service cover.

High fuel prices - AA comes to the rescue

New and established AA members are getting a helping hand to beat the high cost of filling up. On average, UK drivers have so far this year paid £3 a tank more for petrol than in 2011, when fuel duty was frozen.

AA ‘reinvents’ the wheel

AA ‘reinvents’ the wheel

With close to a fifth (17%) of AA members not having a spare wheel in their car, the AA is trialling a ‘universal' spare wheel to allow members to continue their journey with minimal disruption.

Back to work breakdown blues - don't get caught out

The back to work blues could become the breakdown blues for those who find their car won't start after the Christmas break.

Motorists risk safety by ignoring basic winter car checks

Millions of motorists will risk their safety this winter as they take to the roads without undertaking essential car maintenance like checking their tyres or carrying basic items like de-icer.

5,000 over 50s trailered back to the UK from Europe in 2011

As the UK's monsoon summer triggers the start of a mass exodus to hotter, drier climes, research by Saga Breakdown Assistance shows that it pays to make sure you have adequate cover for your foreign road trip.

Free AA assistance for all festival travellers

Free AA assistance for all festival travellers

The AA is offering complimentary breakdown assistance for all those attending this summer’s Silverstone Classic powered by the AA (20-22 July).

Cash-strapped drivers delay repairs and risk safety

Cash-strapped motorists are delaying essential maintenance and driving illegal cars because they can't afford the repairs, according to new research from Britannia Rescue.

Drivers urged to check their breakdown cover

Drivers are being urged to take time checking their car before setting off on any journey, as the Met Office issues prolonged weather warnings for parts of the UK, with severe gales and storm force winds across Scotland, Northern Ireland and around southern coasts.

Free breakdown cover for new Sainsbury's Car Insurance customers

New Sainsbury's car insurance customers will receive free breakdown assistance. The cover is available to all customers who take out a Sainsbury's car insurance policy between now and 9th April 2012.

GEM launches winter road safety campaign

GEM launches winter road safety campaign

Road safety charity and GEM Motoring Assist, is once again at hand to offer motorists all important winter driving advice as temperatures drop and conditions worsen across the country.