Media releases

New campaign targets driver distraction to reduce road trauma

7 Aug 20
Driver distraction has contributed to almost half the lives lost and people seriously injured on South Australian roads in the past five years, latest police figures show. Despite this, a new national survey reveals a third of drivers admi..
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Free professional driving lessons motor past 750,000 mark

30 Jul 20
Australian novice drivers and their parents have benefitted from three-quarters of a million free professional driving lessons, thanks to the road safety initiative Keys2drive. This month the 750,000th free lesson was provided by the Feder..
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Murray Bridge plugs into automotive future

28 Jul 20
The latest link in a chain of electric vehicle ultra-rapid chargers between Adelaide and Brisbane has been opened in Murray Bridge. The two new ultra-rapid chargers will also boost the number of electric vehicle models ultimately able to t..
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RAA urges motorists to brush up on the road rules

24 Jul 20
A majority of participants are failing road rule quiz questions involving traffic lights, give way signs, school crossing and alcohol, RAA has revealed. RAA is urging drivers to brush up on road rules to help reduce road trauma as a result..
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Massive win for motorists as real-time fuel pricing law introduced

23 Jul 20
Motorists are a step closer to cashing in on the cheapest petrol prices with the passing of real-time fuel pricing legislation in State Parliament today. Having been campaigning for laws to help motorists find cheap fuel prices and save mo..
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RAA Insurance customers the most satisfied in South Australia

7 Jul 20
RAA car and home insurance customers have again been judged the most satisfied in South Australia following an independent consumer survey by Canstar. It is the second consecutive year RAA Insurance has been recognised as having the most s..
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Drivers keen to go green and switch to electric cars: RAA survey

6 Jul 20
More than 40 per cent of motorists are considering buying an electric car when purchasing their next motor vehicle, an RAA survey reveals. Motorists’ desire to reduce greenhouse gas emissions was driving the interest in switching fro..
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RAA urges drivers to slow down for safety’s sake

2 Jul 20
The majority of motorists caught speeding are clocked between 10km/h and 19km/h above the limit, RAA has revealed. This has prompted RAA to remind drivers of the potentially deadly risks resulting from speeding. The plea for motorists to ..
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Adelaide petrol price spikes put pressure on motorists’ pockets

30 Jun 20
Petrol price spikes are costing motorists dearly despite falls in fuel costs, latest figures show. RAA is calling for the urgent introduction of real-time fuel pricing to help drivers avoid being hit by price spikes, which can add an extra..
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RAA report calls for major improvements to South Eastern Freeway

10 Jun 20
An RAA investigation into the state’s busiest freeway has made key recommendations to reduce road trauma, ease traffic congestion and improve freight efficiency. RAA’s South Eastern Freeway Report’s major recommendations ..
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