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Motorists warned of rise in malicious damage claims
18 Oct 17
Vandal attacks against cars are on the rise, latest RAA Insurance figures show. The number of claims for malicious damage to vehicles has increased from 87 in 2010 to 328 last year, according to RAA Insurance data. RAA Insurance Claims Ma..
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Motorists warned to slow down near schools
16 Oct 17
RAA is urging road users to slow down, after motorists were caught speeding more than 17,600 times outside Adelaide schools in 2016/17. These alarming figures, taken from 11 safety cameras located at pedestrian crossings on major roads, co..
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RAA Insurance wins Insurer of the Year award
13 Sep 17
RAA Insurance won the Small/Medium Australian General Insurance Company of the Year award at the Australian Insurance Industry 2017 Awards in Sydney in September. It is the second consecutive award in this category for RAA’s insuranc..
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Speed drop not a long-term fix for SA roads
12 Sep 17
RAA is urging the State Government to not see its decision to drop the speed limit on eight roads in rural South Australia as a long-term fix. RAA Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain said these roads still need to be maintained. &..
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Action needed to drop the cost of road trauma
11 Sep 17
RAA, along with the AAA, is calling for greater government action on road safety after a new report revealed that road trauma costs the Australian economy almost $30 billion each year. The new report: Cost of Road Trauma in Australia shows..
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European countries dominate RAA Travel’s most popular booking destinations
11 Sep 17
European countries are among the most popular international destinations for South Australian tourists, new RAA Travel figures have revealed. They accounted for six of the ten most booked overseas destinations with RAA Travel in the past f..
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Used car buyers urged to check the safety rating
6 Sep 17
Consumers looking to buy a used car have plenty of safe vehicles to choose from, with at least one excellent performer in each category in the 2017 Used Car Safety Ratings guide. “This year’s guide examines 389 vehicles manufac..
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Women safer behind the wheel
5 Sep 17
Women cause less car crashes than men, latest RAA Insurance figures show. They revealed males made more “at fault’’ insurance claims than females on a per capita basis. In the past 12 months, men were responsible for 54 ..
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Show goers reminded to slow down and look around
1 Sep 17
With the Royal Adelaide Show kicking off today, motorists are being urged to be extra attentive of their surroundings when driving near the showgrounds. RAA Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain said the usual traffic restrictions wi..
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Pet power provides sense of safety among women
16 Aug 17
Dogs are a woman’s best friend when it comes to home security, RAA research has revealed. More than a quarter of women (27.2%) said they felt a greater sense of safety when at home with a pet, according to RAA’s 2017 Security R..
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