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Media Releases

Beware the ride-off robbers
15 Jan 18
CYCLISTS are being warned to watch out for thieves as latest figures show more 2400 bikes were reported stolen last financial year, RAA Insurance can reveal. Bike thefts also jumped 17 per cent last January compared to the previous month a..
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Friday the most dangerous day on the road
22 Dec 17
MORE car crashes occur on a Friday than any other day of the week, data obtained by RAA Insurance shows, while Saturday is the worse for fatal collisions. RAA Insurance spokesman Shaun Ryan is urging drivers to show patience to avoid their..
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Renewed calls for Safety Camera Commissioner in SA
11 Dec 17
RAA is continuing its call for a Safety Camera Commissioner in South Australia, following a new survey that has revealed motorists’ growing anger at the camera network. The Sunday Mail Your Say survey 2017, released yesterday, found ..
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Green is go for car thieves
8 Dec 17
The colour of your car may determine its likelihood of being stolen, new research shows, with green proving the most popular among thieves. While white may be the most common colour among cars, they are stolen at a rate of 2.65/1000 regist..
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Thousands of drivers caught tailgating
5 Dec 17
The number of motorists caught tailgating is on the rise with police pulling over thousands of drivers and issuing almost half a million dollars in fines last financial year. Figures obtained by RAA show the number of tailgating drivers ca..
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Clare Valley residents urged to nominate road safety concerns
30 Nov 17
RAA will be assessing the condition of local roads in the Clare Valley & surrounding districts when it visits the region in January. The Tourism Regional Road Assessment will investigate the condition of roads in the Clare & Gilber..
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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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