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Keith jumps in fuel ratings, thanks to footy finals
2 Oct 14
Keith has been the biggest mover this month in the Regional Fuel Ratings, jumping into second place, while Port Augusta’s fair unleaded prices has seen it hold on to the top spot. RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said Keith moved up sev..
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Tree branch danger on the rise
30 Sep 14
RAA urges homeowners to assess the safety of trees on their properties as falling tree claims spike after the weekend’s wild winds. Insurance Claims Manager Hayley Cain said gusty winds like those on Sunday are particularly damaging ..
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Motorists urged to kick their smart phone habit
25 Sep 14
RAA is concerned that the latest smart phone technology, such as the Apple Watch, is only going to put motorists at a greater crash risk. RAA Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain said technology advancements are only creating more a..
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Jeep scores another top rating but Great Wall still fails to make the grade
23 Sep 14
Jeep has scored its second top ANCAP safety rating with the Jeep Patriot joining the Cherokee in achieving the maximum 5 stars in the latest batch of ANCAP safety tests. The Great Wall Motors V200 ute however scored a disappointing 3 star A..
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Northern suburbs paying too much for fuel
17 Sep 14
Motorists in Adelaide’s northern suburbs are still paying too much for ULP, with retailers refusing to follow the trend and drop prices at this late stage in the fuel cycle. “For anyone travelling home to the north from Adelaid..
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Fuel retailers disrupting Adelaide fuel cycle
11 Sep 14
Most Adelaide retailers have held ULP prices at the same price for 10 days, in a bid to fool Adelaide’s savvy motorists that this is as low as petrol will go this fuel cycle. RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said most major retailers ar..
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Regional fuel retailers too slow to pass on savings
10 Sep 14
Regional fuel retailers have been too slow at passing on a drop in the wholesale price for unleaded, seeing the overall scores in this month’s Regional Fuel Ratings drop well below average. RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said despite ..
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More safe cars than ever in used car buyers guide
9 Sep 14
The 22nd annual Used Car Safety Ratings guide has been released today with a record 51 per cent of the second-hand vehicles listed scoring an Excellent or Good rating. Road Safety Minister Tony Piccolo said the guide covered 227 of the mos..
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Car park tax to take shoppers away from CBD
4 Sep 14
An RAA survey has revealed Adelaide motorists are likely to avoid parking in the CBD if the car park tax is introduced, particularly for occasional trips for shopping and recreation. “One of the main reasons behind introducing the ca..
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Stay safe around the showgrounds
4 Sep 14
With the Royal Adelaide Show back again tomorrow until 14 September, RAA is urging drivers to be cautious when travelling around the showgrounds and observe the 25km/h speed restrictions in place. RAA Senior Manager Road Safety, Charles Mo..
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