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Media Releases

RAA calls for a review of road user charges
14 May 19
RAA is urging the next federal government to review road user charges after revealing families with two cars are paying more than $1000 a year in fuel excise while electric car owners pay none. Electric vehicles have been a hot topic durin..
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RAA warns duplicate Augusta Highway or risk more lives
10 May 19
RAA is renewing its call for the next Federal Government to commit $2 billion to duplicate Augusta Highway as crashes on the road continue to add to the state’s spiralling road toll. Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain said t..
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RAA warns duplicate Dukes or risk more lives
10 May 19
RAA is renewing its call for the next Federal Government to commit $2 billion to duplicating Dukes Highway as crashes on the road continue to add to the state’s spiralling road toll. Senior Manager Road Safety Charles Mountain said t..
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RAA calls time on level crossing choke points in northern suburbs
8 May 19
RAA is urging the next federal government to fix three level crossings posing a risk to safety, and plaguing commuters and businesses in the northern suburbs. The state’s largest mobility organisation says the level crossings at Park..
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RAA calls for action to bring down the state’s road toll
8 May 19
RAA says urgent action is needed to bring down the state’s road toll after a national report issued this week revealed South Australia will fail to meet its 2020 target to cut deaths and serious injuries. The National Road Safety Str..
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RAA investigation reveals shocking road conditions in Yorke Peninsula
6 May 19
RAA is urging urgent maintenance and upgrades to numerous sections of the Yorke Peninsula road network following its latest regional road assessment. As well as the need for key infrastructure investment to duplicate the Augusta Highway, R..
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RAA marks the tragedy of South Australia’s road trauma
6 May 19
RAA is creating a field of road markers representing the 678 people killed and seriously injured in crashes last year in an effort to reduce road trauma as part of National Road Safety Week. Today, there will be 80 roadside fatality marker..
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RAA safety plea to drivers as children return to school
29 Apr 19
RAA is urging motorists to slow down and stay vigilant around school zones as students begin term two this week following the Easter break. The plea has extra urgency as the horror start to the state’s 2019 road toll has already clai..
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RAA urges road users to arrive home safely this Easter
18 Apr 19
Tragically, more than 50 people on average are killed or injured on South Australian roads each Easter, latest figures obtained by RAA show. The most recent State Government data shows a total of seven people died and 273 were injured &nda..
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Labor’s fast tracking heeds RAA’s call to complete Adelaide’s North-South Corridor
9 Apr 19
RAA welcomes the federal opposition’s pledge to bring forward work on the crucial next stages of the North-South Corridor announced today. The $95 million promised to fund the project in the next financial year could be used to advan..
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