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Media Releases

RAA urges drivers to watch out for children returning to school as pedestrian fatalities soar
22 Jul 19
RAA is urging motorists to slow down and stay vigilant around school zones as tens of thousands of students begin term three this week. The plea comes as this year’s horror state road toll tragically includes the lives of 13 pedestri..
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Fuel price rise pumps up cost of new car ownership
22 Jul 19
The average cost of running a new vehicle in South Australia has soared by more than $530 a year, an RAA survey shows. RAA’s annual survey of the new car market has revealed average weekly running costs have jumped from $218.58 last ..
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RAA tops the state for most satisfied insurance customers
12 Jul 19
RAA home and car insurance customers have been judged the most satisfied in South Australia following an independent consumer survey by Canstar. The Canstar survey, involving nearly 6,000 home insurance customers and more than 7,000 car in..
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RAA urges tailgating motorists to back off
8 Jul 19
More than 3000 motorists were caught putting themselves and other road users at risk by tailgating last year, figures obtained by RAA show. This included more than 800 who were driving dangerously close to the car in front of them last win..
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RAA continues road safety push as it celebrates loyal Victor Harbor members
3 Jul 19
RAA will pledge to continue its advocacy work to improve road safety across the Fleurieu Peninsula at a special event in Victor Harbor today to celebrate the region’s loyal RAA members. RAA President and Chairman of the Board, Elizab..
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Home fires spark winter warning from RAA
2 Jul 19
Householders are urged to remain vigilant this winter after RAA Insurance figures show a link between cold weather and a spike in home fires. Electric heaters and appliances – such as clothes driers – caused half of the home fi..
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Short-term pain but light at the end of the tunnel for Adelaide drivers
28 Jun 19
The latest national report on traffic congestion by the Australian Automotive Association (AAA) has found improved travel times across the city’s key transport corridors targeted with investment. The report issued today revealed Adel..
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Boom in bicycle busts prompts RAA safety warning
21 Jun 19
Increasing numbers of cyclists are breaking road rules and putting themselves and other road users at risk, RAA has warned. Latest police figures show the annual number of cycling traffic offences has surged from 6285 to 10,008 – or ..
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RAA welcomes State Budget infrastructure spend as a win for road safety and economy
18 Jun 19
RAA is hailing government funding unveiled in today’s State Budget to complete the North-South Corridor and upgrade regional highways as wins for driver safety and the economy in metropolitan and regional SA. The funding packages ann..
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RAA welcomes state budget commitment to regional roads funding
9 Jun 19
RAA welcomes the State Government’s $1.115 billion pledge to make country driving safer and boost the regional economy. Sunday’s announcement of this significant investment comes after RAA lobbied for an urgent increase in rura..
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