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Nation's cheapest petrol thanks to small independents and CostCo arrival
31 Jan 15
Adelaide motorists are cashing in on the most competitive petrol prices in Australia thanks to small independents and CostCo’s arrival. “The top 10 sites, as revealed in our latest quarterly report, were dominated by fuel retai..
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Welcome funding for 'risky' Bute to Kulpara Road
29 Jan 15
A $9M funding injection to repair the Bute to Kulpara Road in the Upper Yorke Peninsula region has been welcomed by RAA, after campaigning for the road to be fixed at the last State Election. “In our Risky Roads campaign, almost 4,00..
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Northern suburbs to the city - the slowest drive in Adelaide
27 Jan 15
Congestion on all of Adelaide’s major arterial roads continues to impact motorists, but RAA’s latest survey has found the northern suburbs experienced the slowest drive to work in 2014. RAA Senior Manager Charles Mountain said ..
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90 years of RAA Vehicle Inspections
22 Jan 15
Since 1925, RAA’s Vehicle Inspection Service has saved South Australian motorists thousands of dollars when buying a used car and given them the assurance they’ve picked up a safe car. “Since 2000, more than 134,000 peopl..
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Regional fuel retailers fail to pass on savings yet again
16 Jan 15
Regional motorists have been left with a $1M hole in their pockets for the second month in a row, after regional fuel retailers failed to pass on cost savings thanks to falling oil prices.   RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said Decembe..
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Make the safe choice this New Year's Eve
31 Dec 14
New Year’s Eve revellers attending the City of Holdfast Bay celebrations in Glenelg tonight are encouraged to use RAA’s ‘Park and Ride’ service from Harbour Town to reduce congestion and stay safe on the road. &ldqu..
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RAA survey shows alarm deafness an issue
23 Dec 14
RAA surveyed over 600 South Australians in the last fortnight and today released results showing that, although the amount of security preparation was heartening, 19 per cent of people would not investigate a neighbour’s alarm. Ben N..
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Driver education program wins international award
17 Dec 14
National driver education program keys2drive has won an international award, recognising its outstanding contribution to improving road safety. RAA Senior Manager Community Education Ben Haythorpe said it’s extremely exciting to rece..
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Christmas present theft alert
16 Dec 14
RAA warns that the festive season is a time to pay extra attention to personal, car and home security with insurance statistics showing criminals target holiday makers and Christmas shoppers. RAA’s Insurance Claims Manager Hayley Cai..
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Adelaide commuters urged to jump on a bus, bike, train
12 Dec 14
Adelaide commuters are being urged to consider alternative travel methods, after an RAA study found cycling and public transport were competitive options compared to the car on certain routes. RAA put the car up against a bike, a bus and t..
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