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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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September 1 brings road safety changes to SA
29 Aug 14
Next Monday, September 1, marks a day or significant change in SA, with the introduction of a range of new laws and regulations. “Lower speed limits will be introduced on the SE Freeway, which was a decision made following the recent..
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Home alone fears greatest for women and under 30s
27 Aug 14
RAA research shows South Australians under 30 are the most worried about their safety when home alone, and women feel three times more vulnerable than men.  According to research for RAA’s Safety Report 2014*, 20 per cent of peo..
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SE Freeway speed limit drop welcomed
22 Aug 14
RAA, South Australia’s peak motoring body, has welcomed the prompt action by the State Government to reduce the speed limit on the section of the South Eastern Freeway from the Stirling Interchange to the lower safety bed. RAA Senior..
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Riskiest level crossings in SA
12 Aug 14
This week marks Rail Safety Week nationwide, and RAA is reminding all road users to be attentive and obey the warnings at level crossings to avoid a ‘near miss’ or worse.  RAA Senior Manager Road Safety, Charles Mountain s..
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