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Learner driver program at risk prior to Federal Budget
26 Apr 17
A vital road safety education program is at risk unless the Australian Government renews its funding in next month’s Federal Budget. As keys2drive waits to learn its fate in the coming weeks, a recent survey has revealed the program ..
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Motorists continue to be unfairly fined on SE Freeway
13 Apr 17
RAA, South Australia’s peak motoring body, is renewing its call for more effective signage on the South-Eastern Freeway as motorists continue to get caught speeding. RAA Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain said the two camera..
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Holiday drivers unaware of risk
12 Apr 17
New research from RAA Insurance shows almost half of people don’t know what their insurance covers them for while they are on a driving holiday. As people prepare for Easter and school holiday road trips it’s concerning that so..
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Regional retailers urged to drop fuel prices before Easter
11 Apr 17
​Regional fuel retailers are being urged to drop prices in the lead up to Easter, after failing to pass on adequate savings in the past month. RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said the overall Regional Fuel Ratings dropped to 2.1 in March, fr..
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Young people reluctant to speak up in speeding vehicles
5 Apr 17
Only one in two teenagers would ask a friend to stop and let them out if they were a passenger in a speeding vehicle, an RAA survey of learner drivers has revealed. “Despite knowing that speeding is unsafe, only 53 per cent of studen..
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RAA Crash Report shows most crashes avoidable
22 Mar 17
RAA Insurance released its annual Crash Report today showing one third of all crashes are rear-enders and most crashes could have been avoided. Over 1100 South Australians provided their data and RAA Insurance Claims Manager, Hayley Cain s..
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RAA and Flinders Uni to trial self-driving vehicles on Adelaide roads
21 Mar 17
RAA and Flinders University have partnered to be among the first to purchase and trial self-driving vehicles on South Australian roads in real world conditions, thanks to receiving a grant from the South Australian Government’s Future..
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Creeping margins result in ratings drop
15 Mar 17
Regional fuel retailers’ margins crept higher in February, causing a drop in the latest Regional Fuel Ratings results. RAA Senior Analyst Chris West said the overall regional fuel ratings dropped to 2.6 in February, down from 3.2 the..
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RAA launches Grants for Regional South Australia
1 Mar 17
RAA Insurance launched the 2017 Regional Safety Grants today. The grants are now in their fifth year of helping regional South Australians to create safer communities. Not for profit organisations, community groups, schools and registered ..
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RAA names worst performing roads this Clipsal
1 Mar 17
RAA has named Payneham Road, Portrush Road and Greenhill Road as the worst performers during the Clipsal500 slowdown so far. RAA Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain said they had been keeping a close eye on Adelaide’s roads, ..
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