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People home in one in four break-ins
26 Sep 16
RAA’s latest research reveals that there is someone at home in one in four house break-ins, but the residents don’t always know that the break-in is taking place. “We surveyed over 750 South Australians, and while one in ..
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Mixed results for regional fuel retailers in August
20 Sep 16
The overall rating of South Australian regional fuel retailers dropped slightly in August, but the gap between the best and worst performers was the greatest seen by RAA in the past year. Clare achieved the best rating in August with a sco..
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Motorists left in the dark on fuel prices
17 Sep 16
Site specific fuel prices will no longer be available via RAA’s website due to a deal struck by the ACCC, and it could cost motorists up to $24 a tank when filling up. RAA Senior Manager Mobility & Automotive Policy Mark Borlace ..
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It wasn’t me – drivers unaware they caused crash
9 Sep 16
RAA’s Crash Report reveals that drivers don’t always know when they are legally at fault in a crash and won’t take responsibility for a crash they actually caused. “We surveyed close to 1,000 people and 22 per cent ..
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RAA Insurance wins national insurance award
1 Sep 16
RAA Insurance was awarded Small/Medium Australian General Insurance Company of the Year at the Australian Insurance Industry 2016 Awards in Sydney last night. The prestigious Awards honour the achievements of companies within the insurance..
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Regional motorists benefit from falling commodity prices
11 Aug 16
Regional fuel prices remained fair during July overall, however many retailers failed to pass on savings from tumbling wholesale prices straightaway. RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said the falling pump prices were initially caused by fall..
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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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