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3 million householdsare making green home improvements

An estimated 3 million households are making green home improvements this winter equating to an estimated £8bn in spending, according to new research by AA Financial Services. Asking a nationally representative poll of over 2,000 homeowners, the results showed that 11% were planning to make green improvements to their homes – ranking higher than the […]

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38% of drivers say they DON'T use lane one on a smart motorway

Two fifths (38%) of drivers say they will not drive in lane one of a smart motorway where the hard shoulder has been permanently converted into a running lane, according to a survey of more than 18,000 drivers conducted by the AA. The picture is starkly different to a traditional three-lane motorway with a permanent […]

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Tailgating is Britain's most irritating driving habit – Says AA

The AA has polled more than 140,000 members since 2008 to find out what they think is the most irritating trait of other drivers. Tailgating has been ranked the most irritating habit of drivers on UK roads for six out of the past seven years according to research by the AA. Talking on a mobile […]

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The AA launches The Big Boiler Handbook – All about central heating

The AA has launched The Big Boiler Handbook, a free guide to help householders understand their heating systems. As winter rolls around and people begin to kick-start their boilers, many will find their homes cold and their showers even colder as the central heating fails. With freezing conditions in some parts of the country and Christmas […]

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5 ways installers can cut costs while in the van

With so much time spent on the roads, it’s vital that installers are cutting costs wherever possible. A few changes can make all the difference, according to Stuart Thomas – Head of Fleet Services at The AA. The UK’s installer community spends a phenomenal amount of time behind the wheel. Whether it’s commuting to the […]

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