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RAA survey reveals SA householders at risk from rogue tradies
17 Aug 18
Most householders do not check if the tradie they hire is officially licensed and two thirds don’t always request a written quote for the job, according to a survey by RAA Trade Assist. And more women (42%) than men (36%) feel they a..
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Surge in motorists caught on camera running red lights
9 Aug 18
Red-light camera fine revenue should be directed to road safety rather than swelling State Government coffers, the RAA says. The call comes as latest figures show red-light camera fines increased by more than 7000 to almost 40,000 – ..
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Cold weather flames spike in home fires, RAA Insurance figures show
31 Jul 18
Householders are being warned to remain vigilant as the cold weather sees a spike in home fires, RAA Insurance figures show. House fires are significantly higher in the July, August and September quarter as residents spend more time at hom..
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RAA calls for expansion of road safety program for youngsters
23 Jul 18
RAA is seeking additional State Government support to expand a successful road safety initiative for primary schools to young students throughout South Australia. RAA’s Street Smart Primary program is already funded by the State Gove..
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RAA’s winter warning for motorists
1 Jun 18
RAA is urging motorists to drive to the conditions and maintain their cars this winter to help reduce road trauma. The advice comes after 35 people were killed on the state’s roads last winter, compared to 17 during winter in 2016. ..
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Motorists admit to dangerous driving
24 May 18
A majority of motorists have admitted to putting lives at risk by driving when drowsy, new research by RAA Insurance shows. More than half (54%) of the motorists surveyed by RAA Insurance admitted to driving, despite being “too tired..
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RAA Group announces creation of new Travel business unit
22 May 18
RAA Group today announced the creation of a new Travel Business Unit, and the appointment of Gina Norman as General Manager Travel, effective 20 August 2018. Gina will join the Group’s Executive Management Team and will report to Gr..
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RAA Group announces Jayne Flaherty as General Manager Government and Public Policy
9 May 18
RAA Group today announced the appointment of Jayne Flaherty as General Manager Government and Public Policy, effective 12 June 2018. Jayne Flaherty will join the Group’s executive team and will report to Group Managing Director, Ian ..
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RAA Pedestrian Crash Report
7 May 18
Around 300 pedestrians are injured or killed in South Australia each year, according to an RAA report. Between 2012 and 2016 there were an average of 300 casualty crashes per year that involved pedestrians, the report found. Around 25% of..
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Fears of terror attack on the rise: RAA survey reveals
2 May 18
People are feeling less safe in their home and at public gatherings, according to RAA’s 2018 Security Report. More than a third of respondents (36%) felt South Australia was not as safe now as it was two years ago, according to RAA&r..
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