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Motorists saving money and lives by keeping to the speed limit
22 Feb 19
Speed camera fines have fallen by almost 50,000 – or 25 per cent - in the past three years, according to figures obtained by RAA. However, the number of motorists caught on camera running red lights remains almost unchanged during th..
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Motorists reminded to prepare for Superloop 500 slowdown
22 Feb 19
RAA is advising motorists to leave home up to 30 minutes earlier to avoid the gridlock caused by the Superloop 500 traffic restrictions. The warning comes as traffic restrictions increase ahead of the supercar race, which will cause delays..
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South Road tunnel is a fast-track solution to gridlock frustration
11 Feb 19
RAA welcomes the State Government’s announcement to explore a tunnel option under South Road to ease traffic congestion, as suggested by the state’s largest motoring body a decade ago. For many years, RAA has lobbied for the cr..
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RAA celebrates loyal members and continues push for road safety on Eyre Peninsula
5 Feb 19
RAA will celebrate 200 of its members, who have been with RAA for 50 years or more, this week while continuing to push for greater investment in road safety for the Eyre Peninsula. RAA’s President and Chairman of the Board, Elizabeth..
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Parents urged to insure technology-laden school bags
4 Feb 19
As kids return to the classroom, carrying school bags full of laptops, tablets and mobile phones, parents are being urged to check that any expensive new technology items are insured. RAA Insurance Claims Manager Hayley Cain said most pare..
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Road toll records shocking start to the year
1 Feb 19
South Australia has recorded a horror start to the year on our roads with 12 lives lost last month – the worst January toll since 2015. The tragic toll includes pedestrians, motorcyclists, motorists and a bike rider, prompting an urg..
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Petrol price pain puts bite on budgets and lifestyles
24 Jan 19
More than two thirds of motorists are driving less often or taking shorter trips to cope with high petrol prices, a new RAA survey shows. And one-in-ten are filling up jerry cans to save money when fuel prices are at the low point of the p..
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Limestone Coast residents urged to nominate road safety concerns
21 Jan 19
RAA will be assessing the condition of roads in the Limestone Coast and surrounding districts when it visits the region in March. As part of the Regional Road Assessment, RAA is also gathering feedback from local residents and people who r..
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Infrastructure plan is crucial for Whyalla’s population boom
18 Jan 19
Bold plans to breathe new life into Whyalla and make it South Australia’s biggest regional city will require a significant review of transport infrastructure, according to South Australia’s peak mobility body. Following the pro..
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Drivers unaware they can be fined for having pets on their laps
10 Jan 19
RAA is warning motorists that driving with a pet on their lap is not only illegal, but poses a serious road safety risk. South Australia Police figures obtained by RAA show that during the past three years, 411 South Australians were caugh..
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