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Mitsubishi scandal again shows need for cop on the beat
21 Apr 16
RAA, along with the AAA, is calling on the Australian Government to fund an independent vehicle emissions test scheme, following recent revelations that Mitsubishi has falsified fuel consumption data since 2013. The admission from Mitsubis..
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Fuel retailers fail to pass savings on to motorists
20 Apr 16
South Australian motorists have missed out on an estimated $2.3m in fuel savings this year, after regional fuel retailers failed to quickly pass on wholesale price drops. RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said regional fuel retailers either di..
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Safety concerns not matched with security safeguards
19 Apr 16
New RAA Security Report statistics released today show a third of all respondents don’t feel safe at home, yet many South Australians are still not taking basic security precautions.  Ben Nottage from RAA Secure Services says 78..
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RAA Legends Game drafts Adelaide Crows supporters
15 Apr 16
RAA and the Adelaide Football Club are signing up Adelaide Crows fans for a once in a life-time opportunity to play in an RAA Legends match on Adelaide Oval in late August.  Over the coming weeks supporters can nominate for this amaz..
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Ridesharing a welcome addition to SA transport network
12 Apr 16
RAA, the State’s peak motoring body, has welcomed a decision by the State Government to legalise ridesharing services like UberX to operate on South Australian roads. “It’s great to see that South Australians will now hav..
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Distracted young pedestrians at risk on the road
6 Apr 16
Three in five students are regularly walking with their headphones in even though they know it’s potentially dangerous around traffic, an RAA survey has revealed. “It’s concerning that so many young pedestrians are delibe..
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New road laws could be a game changer for SA
1 Apr 16
South Australia is the first Australian state to introduce laws to allow on-road trials of driverless cars, a move that has been welcomed by RAA. RAA General Manager Engagement and Innovation Penny Gale said this could be a game changer fo..
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Major increase in domestic house fire claims a concern
30 Mar 16
RAA Insurance has seen a surge in house fire claims over the past twelve months and the kitchen is the biggest danger area for accidental fires. In 2015 RAA’s non bushfire related house fire claims almost doubled over the previous ye..
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Kia Carnival achieves 5 stars after another round of updates
18 Mar 16
The leading independent vehicle safety advocate, the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP), has released a 5 star safety rating for the updated Kia Carnival following several safety-related improvements to the popular people mover..
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Insurer urges preparation against rain and flood damage
9 Mar 16
RAA Insurance urges homeowners to take these simple steps to storm-proof their homes and significantly reduce their likelihood of becoming a storm claim statistic. Claims Manager Hayley Cain, says RAA Insurance already have a number of thu..
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