Media releases

$2 million car theft surge prompts RAA warning to motorists

9 Oct 19
The total value of vehicles stolen in South Australia surged by more than $2 million last financial year, latest figures obtained by RAA show. Last financial year 3403 vehicles were stolen in SA – up from 3008 the previous financial ..
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RAA investigation reveals dangerous road conditions in Limestone Coast

6 Oct 19
RAA is calling for urgent maintenance, upgrades and speed limit assessments for several sections of the Limestone Coast road network. In its latest regional road report, RAA identified the need to improve several roads with serious safety ..
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Drivers warned following jump in kangaroo collisions with cars

4 Oct 19
A surge in crashes between cars and kangaroos has prompted RAA to warn motorists to remain vigilant, as thousands of holidaymakers take to regional roads this long weekend. The warning comes as insurance data from RAA shows record numbers ..
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Spike in home burglary prompts RAA warning on security

2 Oct 19
The number of homes broken into surged by more than 1000 last financial year, latest police figures obtained by RAA show. A total of 8468 offences occurred in 2018/19 that were Serious Criminal Trespass – Residential, 1091 (15 per ce..
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Adelaide Hills’ residents urged to share road safety concerns

2 Oct 19
RAA will be assessing the condition of roads in the Adelaide Hills when it visits the region in December in a bid to improve road safety. Traffic experts from RAA will drive and assess the key tourist and freight routes, and meet stakehold..
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Drivers slipping up on new rules for SE Freeway descent

1 Oct 19
Motorists must ensure they know the road rules for the South Eastern Freeway down-track or risk hefty fines and penalties. New rules ramping up fines and penalties for speeding and low gear offences on the notorious seven-kilometre stretch..
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RAA calls for action to stop road toll reaching 10-year high

25 Sep 19
RAA is urging South Australians to take control and avoid this year’s road toll reaching 117 - the worst in almost a decade.   Tragically, 78 people have already lost their lives on state roads between January and August t..
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RAA refreshes brand to help keep South Australians on the move

17 Sep 19
South Australia is on the move and so is one of the state’s largest and oldest organisations, RAA, with a reboot of its business, including a bold new look. RAA’s refresh comes as membership numbers near 750,000 and staff level..
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Regional petrol price spike sparks RAA call for SA government to keep real-time fuel price promise

7 Sep 19
Many of the state’s largest regional centres were hit with petrol price spikes of up to 28 cents per litre this week, adding more than $14 to the cost of filling the tank of a typical family sedan, RAA has revealed. Un..
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RAA urges drivers to check the safety rating of their vehicles as the average car ages

4 Sep 19
A report released today has revealed the safest and most dangerous used cars on South Australia’s roads. The used car safety report comes as the average age of passenger vehicles in SA increased from 11.1 years in 2013 to 11.4 years ..
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