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Pet power provides sense of safety among women
16 Aug 17
Dogs are a woman’s best friend when it comes to home security, RAA research has revealed. More than a quarter of women (27.2%) said they felt a greater sense of safety when at home with a pet, according to RAA’s 2017 Security R..
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Motorists urged to be switched on this winter
8 Aug 17
More than 6,000 motorists were detected for lighting-related offences in 2016, with winter not surprisingly being the most common season for the offence to occur. A total of 6,364 people were detected last year, with the most common offenc..
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Drug drivers our biggest worry on the roads
3 Aug 17
South Australians are concerned about the behaviour of other drivers on the road, with driving under the influence of drugs our major worry, according to the RAA Insurance Crash Report. RAA Insurance Claims Manager, Hayley Cain said drug a..
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RAA welcomes decision to remove Anzac Highway bus lanes
26 Jul 17
RAA has welcomed the State Government’s decision to remove the bus lanes along Anzac Highway, following a six month trial. RAA Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain said the bus lanes, located between South Road and Greenhill R..
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Prospect Road motorists urged to slow down
25 Jul 17
RAA is urging motorists to slow down along Prospect Road, after it found more than 6,700 motorists were detected speeding at a mid-block camera since its installation. RAA Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain said $1.7m in fines had..
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Pot holes and bumpy roads concern Barossa and Light residents
21 Jul 17
Potholes and uneven surfaces were the two largest concerns identified by locals in an RAA survey of Barossa and Light residents. RAA Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain said the feedback from close to 900 respondents has provided v..
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Barossa and Light residents urged to nominate road safety concerns
27 Jun 17
A potential freight route, poor signage and a road maintenance backlog are just some of the issues already raised by key stakeholders in the Barossa during public consultation led by RAA. Prior to conducting a Tourism Regional Road Assessm..
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Risky SA roads secure funding in State Budget
22 Jun 17
The State Government’s funding commitment to a number of South Australia’s riskiest roads in today’s Budget announcement is great news for road users.  RAA Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain said it’s ..
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Large cars owners to pay more in 2017
20 Jun 17
Large car owners will pay significantly more on average to run their vehicles this year, according to RAA’s Cost of Vehicle Ownership survey. Almost all vehicle segments – including the ever popular SUVs – showed lower co..
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State Budget needs commitment to road safety
19 Jun 17
In the lead up to this week’s State Budget, RAA is renewing its calls for a Safety Camera Commissioner, along with a greater investment in road infrastructure and road safety education. RAA Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain..
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