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Non-stop South Road plan a win for SA motorists
19 May 15
Plans to upgrade the entire 78km length of the North-South corridor along South Road will be of significant benefit to South Australian motorists. RAA Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain says a plan to upgrade the entire length of ..
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Young drivers need an attitude check when behind the wheel
13 May 15
Young drivers are unaware of the impacts that their unsafe driving behaviours could have on other road users, a recent RAA study has found. In a survey of more than 3,500 South Australian high school students, one in five students said if ..
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RAA supports Port Adelaide membership initiative
8 May 15
Port Adelaide today announced it has surpassed 60,000 members for the first time in the club’s history. After recording record club membership in 2013 and 2014, Port Adelaide’s 2015 membership currently sits at 60,122 with me..
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Regional fuel prices remain stable
7 May 15
Despite a slight drop in overall ratings, regional fuel retailers have again achieved fair results in the Regional Fuel Ratings for April. RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said overall country retailers have fallen from an average of 3.5 to 3..
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Windy weather a strong reminder to prepare for storm season
5 May 15
A fallen tree at RAA’s Mile End head office this morning has provided a clear warning for RAA Insurance to remind all South Australians to prepare for the peak storm season. Three cars were damaged when a large gum tree fell in the s..
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Put a stop to number plate theft
23 Apr 15
About 3,000 number plates are stolen in SA each year; with the act done by thieves to avoid detection when committing other more serious crimes. “They often go on to steal petrol, avoid speeding fines and conduct robberies and house ..
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Making self-drive cars on Adelaide roads a reality
22 Apr 15
RAA wants to see trials of self-driving cars in Adelaide used as airport shuttles, or to help older people stay mobile and connected to their community. Earlier this year, the State Government announced it would update the road laws to all..
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Shop in Adelaide’s inner north for the best petrol prices
21 Apr 15
Adelaide’s inner north is still the cheapest place to buy petrol, with strong competition surrounding newest arrival CostCo, as revealed in an RAA study. RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said with four major brands competing to offer mo..
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New Mitsubishi Triton rises to 5 stars - mix of 4 and 5 stars for other marques
16 Apr 15
ANCAP has awarded the new generation Mitsubishi Triton a 5 star ANCAP safety rating. The 5 star ratings have also been awarded to the BMW i3, Land Rover Discovery Sport, Renault Captur and Tesla Model S. The BMW 2 Series Active Tourer and ..
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Regional fuel retailers achieve fair ratings for March
14 Apr 15
Regional fuel retailers have rated well in March, after holding back on passing cost price increases on to motorists too quickly. RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said Whyalla was the stand out in March, taking a huge leap forward. “Wh..
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