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Media Releases

Barossa and Light residents urged to nominate road safety concerns
27 Jun 17
A potential freight route, poor signage and a road maintenance backlog are just some of the issues already raised by key stakeholders in the Barossa during public consultation led by RAA. Prior to conducting a Tourism Regional Road Assessm..
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Risky SA roads secure funding in State Budget
22 Jun 17
The State Government’s funding commitment to a number of South Australia’s riskiest roads in today’s Budget announcement is great news for road users.  RAA Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain said it’s ..
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Large cars owners to pay more in 2017
20 Jun 17
Large car owners will pay significantly more on average to run their vehicles this year, according to RAA’s Cost of Vehicle Ownership survey. Almost all vehicle segments – including the ever popular SUVs – showed lower co..
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State Budget needs commitment to road safety
19 Jun 17
In the lead up to this week’s State Budget, RAA is renewing its calls for a Safety Camera Commissioner, along with a greater investment in road infrastructure and road safety education. RAA Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain..
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Motorists warned to watch out for animals this month
14 Jun 17
RAA has issued a timely reminder to motorists to stay alert when driving in rural areas, with casualty crashes involving animals peaking in June. Between 2011 and 2015, 188 casualty crashes resulted from hitting animals on South Australian..
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Motorists name the riskiest roads in SA
9 Jun 17
Main South Road and Oaklands Rail Crossing have been identified as South Australia’s riskiest road and intersection, respectively, in RAA’s Risky Roads campaign. RAA Senior Manager Road Safety, Charles Mountain said Main South ..
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RAA reveals most dangerous suburbs and roads for cyclists
5 Jun 17
Cyclists are most at risk of being injured in a collision in Adelaide and Norwood, and on Anzac Highway and Military Road, an RAA report has found. The report examined the suburbs and roads where, according to data from 2011 to 2015, cycli..
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Safety Report shows home heroes ready to act
16 May 17
Would you confront a burglar or investigate a strange noise outside at night? RAA’s newly released 2017 Security Report* shows a surprising amount of home heroes ready to act to protect their own and their neighbour’s property.T..
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No South Road funding in Federal Budget
10 May 17
Motorists should expect significant delays to the upgrade of South Road following the lack of funding in last night’s Federal Budget. Approximately $373 million was needed to upgrade the section of South Road between the Superway and..
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The hidden serious issues of buying a used car
5 May 17
RAA Vehicle Inspection data has revealed that 12 per cent of all used cars investigated in the past 12 months had been written off, stolen or still had money owing on them. A car history check is completed as part of our Pre-Purchase Total..
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