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Media Releases

Victor Harbor pips Mount Gambier in the race for fair fuel prices
5 Mar 15
Fuel prices in regional South Australia were fair across February, mainly due to the rising wholesale price not being passed on to motorists as quickly as has happened in the past. RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said Victor Harbor topped th..
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RAA launches safety grants for regional South Australia
2 Mar 15
RAA Insurance launched the 2015 Regional Safety Grants today. The grants are targeted at creating safer communities for people in rural South Australia and Broken Hill. Not for profit organisations, community groups, schools and registered..
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Regional motorists miss out on fuel savings
26 Feb 15
Regional motorists are missing out of fuel savings that their city counterparts are getting, it’s been revealed in a report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said the first quarter..
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O-Bahn extension needed to reduce congestion
25 Feb 15
The O-Bahn corridor extension route, as announced by the State Government today, will help to alleviate congestion and improve travel times on the inner city ring route. RAA Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain said it’s good ..
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Motorists warned to prepare for Clipsal congestion
20 Feb 15
Motorists are reminded to leave home for work or the school drop-off at least 20 minutes earlier next week once the full road closures are in place for the Clipsal 500. RAA Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain said surveying done by..
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Avoid caravan catastrophes
19 Feb 15
With the Caravan and Camping Lifestyle show starting today, plenty of exciting roadtrips will be in the planning pipeline - but RAA analysis shows drivers’ skills are not always up to the job.  RAA Claims Manager, Hayley Cain sa..
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Make sure your bike is secured and insured
17 Feb 15
With 195 bikes stolen in Eastern Adelaide since September 2014, RAA is urging South Australia’s 220,000 weekly cyclists to safeguard their bicycles.  Hayley Cain, RAA’S Senior Manager Claims, says bikes and bike parts are..
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Have a car inspected before you buy
13 Feb 15
With the average used car sold having $415 worth of repairs due on it, RAA is reminding used car buyers why it’s important to have a vehicle inspected before purchasing it. “When we think of buying a car, we look for one that&r..
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Media Release: Adelaide prepares for self driving cars
11 Feb 15
A move by the State Government to update South Australia’s road laws to allow for self-driving cars on Adelaide’s streets has been welcomed by RAA.  RAA General Manager Public Affairs Penny Gale said that by 2020 all cars ..
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Suzuki Celerio better but still falls short
5 Feb 15
A 4 star ANCAP safety rating has today been released for the Suzuki Celerio. While the Australasian-spec Celerio features additional safety equipment to that of its European equivalent, its safety credentials have still prevented it from re..
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