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Media Releases

RAA commits to reducing road toll in Vietnam
7 Nov 17
RAA is taking its commitment to road safety global, partnering with a Vietnamese motoring club to reduce the 22,400 road fatalities that occur in that country every year. Delegates from the Automobile Association (AA) Vietnam will spend a ..
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RAA launches safety grants for regional South Australia
1 Nov 17
Funding for individual RAA Regional Safety Grants has doubled to a maximum $10,000 this financial year. Applications for the sixth consecutive round of grants are open this month, and coincide with the beginning of the Fire Danger Season a..
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Motorists still distracted by mobile phones
27 Oct 17
Motorists are still not getting the message when it comes to mobile phone use while driving, with offences remaining relatively unchanged in the past five years. RAA Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain said, on average, 12,363 mobi..
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New Zealand number one with SA holidaymakers
26 Oct 17
New Zealand is our favourite overseas summer holiday destination, according to RAA Travel figures. The land of the long white clouds’ popularity with South Aussies is set to surge, as Air New Zealand becomes the first airline to serv..
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Motorists warned of rise in malicious damage claims
18 Oct 17
Vandal attacks against cars are on the rise, latest RAA Insurance figures show. The number of claims for malicious damage to vehicles has increased from 87 in 2010 to 328 last year, according to RAA Insurance data. RAA Insurance Claims Ma..
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Motorists warned to slow down near schools
16 Oct 17
RAA is urging road users to slow down, after motorists were caught speeding more than 17,600 times outside Adelaide schools in 2016/17. These alarming figures, taken from 11 safety cameras located at pedestrian crossings on major roads, co..
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RAA Insurance wins Insurer of the Year award
13 Sep 17
RAA Insurance won the Small/Medium Australian General Insurance Company of the Year award at the Australian Insurance Industry 2017 Awards in Sydney in September. It is the second consecutive award in this category for RAA’s insuranc..
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Speed drop not a long-term fix for SA roads
12 Sep 17
RAA is urging the State Government to not see its decision to drop the speed limit on eight roads in rural South Australia as a long-term fix. RAA Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain said these roads still need to be maintained. &..
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Action needed to drop the cost of road trauma
11 Sep 17
RAA, along with the AAA, is calling for greater government action on road safety after a new report revealed that road trauma costs the Australian economy almost $30 billion each year. The new report: Cost of Road Trauma in Australia shows..
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European countries dominate RAA Travel’s most popular booking destinations
11 Sep 17
European countries are among the most popular international destinations for South Australian tourists, new RAA Travel figures have revealed. They accounted for six of the ten most booked overseas destinations with RAA Travel in the past f..
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