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Right turn is a wrong turn for city tram
18 Nov 18
RAA says a right-turn for trams from King William Street onto North Terrace would be costly and disruptive, and is money that could be better spent elsewhere. Representing over 720,000 South Australians, the state’s peak motoring bod..
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RAA urges Adelaide’s drivers to steer clear of petrol price surge
16 Nov 18
RAA is advising motorists to save money by avoiding fuel outlets engaging in the biggest petrol price spike since February last year.  RAA spokesman Andrew Clark said RAA is disappointed to see some retailers leading a ..
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Bushfire threat sparks applications for RAA’s Regional Safety Grants
15 Nov 18
Almost $18 million of damage has been done to more than 260 homes burnt by bushfires during the past five years, RAA Insurance claims data shows. RAA Insurance data since 2013 shows bushfire claims are occurring from No..
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South Australia set to fail on road toll target
12 Nov 18
South Australia is falling short of its target to reduce the rate of people killed on our roads, according to a new national report released today. The Australian Automobile Association’s latest road safety benchmarking report shows ..
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8 out of 10 SA motorists fail to adjust their car for best driving position
12 Nov 18
An alarming number of South Australian motorists are not adjusting their cars properly to get their best driving position, according to new findings from RAA. Of almost 1,000 South Australian motorists assessed by RAA’s CarFit progra..
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South Australia’s regional petrol pain revealed
8 Nov 18
Petrol   prices have surged up to 27.7c/litre in regional centres in the past seven months, according to RAA figures. This jump in petrol prices since March has added more than $20 a week to fill the tank of a typical family seda..
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RAA boosts community safety in regional South Australia
29 Oct 18
RAA is providing tens of thousands of dollars to fund safer communities across regional areas, with the launch of its annual Regional Safety Grants program this week. RAA Regional Safety Grants are dedicated to improving safety in regional..
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Reducing road toll must remain focus following MAC loss
22 Oct 18
RAA says there must be no let-up in the battle to curb the state’s road toll, following today’s State Government announcement to close Motor Accident Commission next year. The announcement comes as the state’s road toll t..
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Don’t be financially squeezed by a used car lemon, RAA warns
19 Oct 18
More than one-in-ten used cars checked by RAA’s Vehicle Inspection team last financial year were found to have been either stolen, previously written-off, or still had money owing on them. This has prompted a “buyer beware&rsqu..
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National report highlights importance of planning ahead to avoid congestion
15 Oct 18
A new national report on traffic congestion by Australian Automotive Association (AAA) has named Adelaide as Australia’s third most congested capital city, behind Melbourne and Sydney. The report released today, which uses trip data ..
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