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More elderly people seek help in cold winter
29 Jul 15
With one of the coldest South Australian winters for over 30 years, RAA has reported a 10 per cent increase in elderly people calling for emergency help. This winter, RAA has handled over 880 calls per month from elderly people raising the..
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Much needed funding injection for risky regional roads
27 Jul 15
RAA is pleased to see a whole raft of roads nominated in its Risky Roads campaign have received funding for important safety upgrades. Most recently, the Federal Government committed $800,000 to improve the intersection of Wireless and Pen..
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Ready to learn from driverless car trials on South Australian roads
21 Jul 15
Driverless cars will be road-tested on local roads in November this year, and RAA is excited to see what results the trials will reveal. RAA General Manager Public Affairs Penny Gale said she’s proud that South Australia will be the ..
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Regional Fuel Ratings annual report card far from glowing for SA
13 Jul 15
When reviewing the past 12 months, SA regional fuel retailers have plenty of room to improve, but thankfully country motorists have enjoyed fair prices to finish the financial year. RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said most SA country retaile..
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Bike and train the quicker transport options from Grange
7 Jul 15
Residents in the Grange area are being reminded of other more efficient transport options for the morning commute, after an RAA survey found that the car isn’t always the best option. RAA travelled the route from Grange to Hindmarsh ..
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Skoda sets a standard for Autonomous Emergency Braking across all new Fabia
7 Jul 15
ANCAP today issued a 5 star ANCAP safety rating for the new Skoda Fabia. ANCAP congratulates Skoda for this top rating and for the standard it has set in providing Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) as a standard inclusion across the Fabia ..
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Frome Street Bikeway needs to stay
30 Jun 15
RAA is concerned at a suggestion to change Frome Street to four lanes of traffic during peak periods, effectively altering the current bike lanes. “A bicycle corridor along Frome Street has the potential to provide a safe link for cy..
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Assessing a Maserati paint storm
27 Jun 15
RAA’s insurance assessors look at 100 cars a day, so not too much surprises them, but a flying paint tin in a Maserati was a first. Claims Manager for RAA Insurance, Hayley Cain says the Maserati paint storm was definitely one of RAA..
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Fuel excise increase to hurt SA motorists
24 Jun 15
Motorists are set to pay more at the bowser, after yesterday’s deal between the Government and Opposition to reintroduce the twice-yearly increase in fuel excise. RAA Senior Manager Mobility and Automotive Policy Mark Borlace said an..
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Car owners $10 better off a week
23 Jun 15
This year, cars are cheaper to buy, own and run thanks to lower average fuel prices, more competitive finance interest rates and insurance premiums. RAA Senior Manager Mobility and Automotive Policy, Mark Borlace said the new Suzuki Celeri..
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