Media releases

RAA seeks state budget boost for public transport

23 Oct 20
RAA is pushing for a public transport investment increase to help reduce traffic congestion – including extending passenger train services from Adelaide to Aldinga. An extension of the Seaford line to Aldinga would help meet the sur..
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RAA safety plea to drivers as children return to school

12 Oct 20
RAA is urging motorists to slow down and stay vigilant around school zones as tens of thousands of students return to school for the last time in 2020. The plea comes as the number of lives lost on South Australian roads this year reaches ..
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Calling on the community to help end hunger in South Australia

12 Oct 20
This week, Anti-Poverty week, RAA is hosting a food drive to help end hunger in the state, as part of its ongoing partnership with Foodbank SA. The public food drive will support the RAA Foodbank Mobile Food Hub, a grocery store on wheels ..
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Regional mobile speed cameras catch more than 100,000 motorists

2 Oct 20
Almost a quarter of all speeding offences caught on mobile speed cameras occur on regional roads, RAA said. The revelation comes on the eve of the October long weekend, when motorists make an exodus to holiday destinations across the state..
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RAA funds community safety in regional South Australia

1 Oct 20
RAA Regional Safety Grants are dedicated to improving safety in regional South Australia, home to more than 238,000 RAA members. Applications for the ninth consecutive round of grants, worth a total $50,000, are open from Thursday, 1 Octob..
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RAA funds community safety in regional South Australia

1 Oct 20
RAA Regional Safety Grants are dedicated to improving safety in regional South Australia, home to more than 238,000 RAA members. Applications for the ninth consecutive round of grants, worth a total $50,000, are open from Thursday, 1 Octob..
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Drivers fined tens of thousands of dollars for failing to keep left

25 Sep 20
Motorists disobeying the keep left unless overtaking rule were fined more than $85,000 last financial year, figures obtained by RAA revealed. That’s an increase of almost $20,000 in fines on the previous financial year, RAA said. RA..
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RAA launches inaugural cycling survey to find our riskiest rides

24 Sep 20
RAA is calling on the public to identify the cycling lanes and paths most in need of improvement to ensure the ongoing safety of South Australians.  The introduction of the Risky Rides survey comes as we see an increasing number of cy..
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Youngsters embrace road safety despite poor parent behaviour

4 Sep 20
More than 40 per cent of parents have been busted by their children texting while driving, a survey of secondary school students shows. The survey also reveals young people’s attitudes to safety behind the wheel is improving as the n..
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Road trauma could be cut by a third if car buyers prioritise safety

28 Aug 20
Safer vehicle choices could contribute to a potential 33 per cent reduction in road trauma if all Australians travelled in the safest vehicles possible, RAA research shows.  The research examined the potential reduction in road traum..
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