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September 1 brings road safety changes to SA
29 Aug 14
Next Monday, September 1, marks a day or significant change in SA, with the introduction of a range of new laws and regulations. “Lower speed limits will be introduced on the SE Freeway, which was a decision made following the recent..
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Home alone fears greatest for women and under 30s
27 Aug 14
RAA research shows South Australians under 30 are the most worried about their safety when home alone, and women feel three times more vulnerable than men.  According to research for RAA’s Safety Report 2014*, 20 per cent of peo..
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SE Freeway speed limit drop welcomed
22 Aug 14
RAA, South Australia’s peak motoring body, has welcomed the prompt action by the State Government to reduce the speed limit on the section of the South Eastern Freeway from the Stirling Interchange to the lower safety bed. RAA Senior..
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Riskiest level crossings in SA
12 Aug 14
This week marks Rail Safety Week nationwide, and RAA is reminding all road users to be attentive and obey the warnings at level crossings to avoid a ‘near miss’ or worse.  RAA Senior Manager Road Safety, Charles Mountain s..
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RAA staff get a new look - on and off the road
12 Aug 14
RAA staff are sporting a new contemporary look, as they officially launch their new uniform that was designed by TAFE SA fashion students. RAA General Manager Public Affairs, Penny Gale said after close to five years of one look, it was ti..
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Port Augusta building reputation as re-fueling hub
11 Aug 14
Port Augusta is expected to maintain its reputation as a great spot to re-fuel for north-bound motorists thanks to another month of fair fuel prices, topping the RAA Regional Fuel Ratings in July. RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said Port Au..
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The perks of being a designated driver at the Barossa Gourmet Weekend
10 Aug 14
RAA has teamed up with the Barossa Gourmet Weekend to run a designated driver program to keep locals and visitors safe on the roads over the festival. RAA Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain said motorists who nominate themselves a..
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Covering South Australia’s crook canines
8 Aug 14
Small dogs look cute but are prone to injuries from falls, and that family block of chocolate could poison your pooch, an analysis of RAA Pet Cover claims has revealed. Dogs accounted for more than 90 per cent of pet insurance claims in th..
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Driverless cars coming to a street near you
6 Aug 14
Cars that drive themselves while you sit back during your commute to work are just around the corner, according to an international expert visiting Adelaide this week. Former VP at General Motors and adviser to the Google Car Self-Driving ..
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Holden Commodore is SA's most stolen car
30 Jul 14
Car theft statistics reveal the Holden Commodore as the most stolen car in South Australia in 2013, followed by the Ford Falcon and Hyundai Excel. RAA Senior Manager Mobility and Automotive Policy, Mark Borlace said of the top 10 cars stol..
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