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Media Releases

Motorists reminded the Clipsal500 slowdown begins next week
22 Feb 17
Motorists are reminded to leave home up to 30 minutes earlier to avoid the Clipsal500 slowdown next week. RAA Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain said the impact of the road closures varies across the city. “Not surprisingly..
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Mazda6 and Ford Ranger stand out in Australia’s Best Cars
21 Feb 17
Judges have crowed the Mazda6 Touring as the pick of the bunch for 2016, while the Ford Ranger redefines the workhorse image of Dual Cab Utes, as announced today through the Australia’s Best Cars awards. ABC Chief Judge, and RAA Seni..
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Shining a spotlight on SA’s Risky Roads
15 Feb 17
RAA, the state’s peak motoring body, is urging South Australian road users to shine a light on the state’s worst roads and intersections in its second Risky Roads campaign. RAA Senior Manager Charles Mountain said the campaign ..
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Dogs versus cats – a costly battle for pet owners
9 Feb 17
New RAA Pet Insurance Claims data shows dog attacks are the second highest cause of cat claims while dogs tend to be their own worst enemy, with poisoning from ingesting substances the main reason they need to visit the vet.  RAA Seni..
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Regional fuel retailers improved rating in January
8 Feb 17
Regional fuel retailers offered fairer prices to motorists in January, with the improvement reflected in the latest Regional Fuel Ratings. RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said the overall rating improved in January with a score of 3.2, compa..
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Motorists spend a third of their commute stationary
2 Feb 17
For every minute of travel during Adelaide’s morning peak, motorists are spending a third of their journey stationary, RAA has revealed in its latest travel time survey. “That equates to 10 minutes spent without movement on a 3..
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Ford Mustang scores concerning 2 star safety rating
27 Jan 17
The high-selling and iconic sports car, the Ford Mustang, has received a two star safety rating in results released today by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP). “This result is simply shocking for such a newly design..
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Regional fuel retailers urged to drop prices by Australia Day
23 Jan 17
In the lead up to Australia Day, RAA is calling on regional fuel retailers to drop both their petrol and diesel prices. So far in 2017, RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said country prices have increased to reflect the impact of rising oil pr..
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Motorists taking drink driving risk at Christmas
22 Dec 16
A recent RAA survey has revealed that while respondents expect to see more RBT stations around Christmas, one in three participants admitted to driving when they could have been over the legal blood alcohol limit. Almost 90 per cent of res..
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65% of SA Highways below standard
21 Dec 16
A report by RAA has revealed that 65 per cent of South Australia’s national highways are below standard, resulting in deaths and serious injuries. The highway audit is part of the Australian Road Assessment Program (AusRAP) which eva..
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