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Mid-month price drop benefits regional motorists
12 Jul 16
Regional fuel prices were generally very fair in June, with retailers passing on a wholesale price drop mid-month. RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said Port Augusta was the big mover in this month’s Regional Fuel Ratings, jumping from ..
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SA roads miss out on funding injection this Federal Election
29 Jun 16
RAA is disappointed in the lack of commitment shown during this election campaign to the safety of road users across South Australia. “South Australia has seen a few funding pledges for road infrastructure projects during this electi..
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Adelaide, the city of breakdowns
29 Jun 16
“Last year our road service patrols attended 250,000 metropolitan jobs and close to 4 per cent were in Adelaide,” said Mark Borlace, RAA Senior Manager Mobility and Automotive Policy. “North Terrace, South Terrace, Hutt S..
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SUV owners worse off in 2016
23 Jun 16
As revealed today in RAA’s Cost of Vehicle Ownership survey, SUV owners will pay more on average in 2016, while running costs for most other cars have remained stable. RAA Senior Manager Mobility and Automotive Policy, Mark Borlace s..
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New app to highlight the personal cost of commuting in SA
21 Jun 16
A new online tool will show South Australians just how bad their daily trip to and from work really is, and what else they could be doing with their wasted time – such as learn the basics of a European language! The app – avail..
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SA first to experience the new trend in travel
20 Jun 16
The expectations of travellers have changed dramatically and RAA’s new range of SA Holiday Experiences tap into this trend while encouraging South Australians to explore the best of their own back yard.  RAA Travel Marketing Man..
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Motorists want to see SA roads fixed this Federal Election
9 Jun 16
South Australians want to see transport infrastructure funding made a priority this Federal Election, according to a recent survey of RAA members. Of the priorities tested, nearly 3 in 5 RAA Member Panel respondents believed roads were a h..
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Regional fuel retailers urged to keep prices fair in June
6 Jun 16
Regional fuel prices improved slightly during May, and RAA is urging retailers to keep prices fair for the upcoming June long weekend. RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said the most notable mover in May was Broken Hill once again. “Bro..
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Thousands of learner drivers caught unsupervised
2 Jun 16
Almost 3,000 learner drivers have been caught driving unsupervised by police over the past four years, even though they are legally required to always drive with a qualified supervising driver. Each year there are around 50,000 drivers who..
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RAA calls for injection of infrastructure funding to keep South Australia moving
24 May 16
This Federal Election RAA is joining with the other motoring clubs of Australia and the Australian Automobile Association (AAA), in a campaign calling for stronger investment in infrastructure, safer roads and reduced congestion. Penny Gal..
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