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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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RAA announces grants to keep regional South Australians safe
18 May 16
RAA today announced grant funding for 18 community projects aimed at improving safety in regional South Australian communities. Senior Manager Strategic Communications, Amanda Trainor said RAA is really pleased to be improving safety in So..
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Fair prices offered to regional motorists in April
12 May 16
Regional fuel retailers have been offering fair prices to South Australian country motorists in the past month, as the gap between wholesale and retail prices shrunk. RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said the most notable mover in April has b..
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Watch your rear in the rain
11 May 16
RAA claims data* shows winter rains bring a spike in the number of rear end crashes with May and June the worst months of the year - and lack of attention a key contributor. Rear enders are the most common type of a crash accounting for 41..
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Good news for learner drivers, bad news for SA roads
4 May 16
RAA is disappointed that last night’s Budget did not reveal any new funding for roads in South Australia, despite other states receiving an investment in infrastructure. “It seems the eastern states have fared well, but South A..
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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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