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RAA Driver Education takes to the road
28 Oct 14
You’ll be seeing some new signage on L plated vehicles around Adelaide this week as the first of RAA Driver Education’s instructors take to the road with a mission to improve the safety of young drivers. Studies show that the ..
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Fuel excise increase to hurt motorists
28 Oct 14
RAA is disappointed by today’s Federal Government announcement to increase fuel excise without Parliament’s approval, and without a commitment to spend the funds on road improvements. RAA Senior Manager Mobility and Automotive ..
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Thieves targeting houses for car keys
24 Oct 14
While vehicle theft is on the decline in South Australia, concerning new statistics reveal that thieves are now breaking into houses purely to steal the home owner’s car keys. RAA Senior Manager Mobility & Automotive Policy, Mark..
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Hyundai's superior new model, the Genesis, offers superior safety
23 Oct 14
Hyundai's new Genesis luxury sedan enters the Australasian market with a superior level of occupant and pedestrian protection, easily achieving the maximum 5 star ANCAP safety rating. “A brand new entrant to the Large Car catego..
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The top 5 reasons cars are being defected
20 Oct 14
More than 21,000 light vehicles were defected in SA in the 2013/14 financial year, so RAA is reminding motorists to maintain their vehicle to avoid a defect. RAA Senior Manager Mobility and Automotive Policy, Mark Borlace said vehicles nee..
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Where to buy the cheapest fuel in Adelaide
15 Oct 14
Small independent fuel retailers in the Windsor Gardens and Klemzig area have been identified as the sites with the best ULP prices in Adelaide, following a three-month RAA study. “Adelaide’s ULP prices have been very competiti..
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Plan to rest this long weekend
3 Oct 14
Before getting behind the wheel for a long-weekend road trip, RAA is urging motorists to plan their journey using the RAA Rest Stop Locator App. “There are 549 rest stops located right across South Australia, details for all of which..
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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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