Media releases

RAA warns drivers to keep their distance as wet weather returns

20 May 20
Motorists are being urged to adjust their driving as rear-end crashes increase with wet weather. RAA Insurance claims data shows a ten per cent increase in rear-end collisions during wet weather months. The warning for motorists to back o..
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RAA goes online to help parents protect their most precious cargo

7 May 20
RAA has launched South Australia’s first virtual child restraint fitting safety sessions in an effort to reduce road trauma. The launch comes as an RAA audit revealed an overwhelming majority of child restraints are not being used co..
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RAA’s warning to road users as wet weather strikes the state

28 Apr 20
Motorists are being urged to not fall victim to wet weather conditions as showers and storms are forecast for the next five days. The warning for drivers to adjust their behaviour behind the wheel comes as latest police figures show 2754 m..
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Boom in cycling helmet busts prompts RAA warning

9 Apr 20
The number of bike riders caught by police not wearing an appropriate cycling helmet has soared 45 per cent in the past five years, RAA has revealed. This has prompted a warning from RAA that cyclists risk much more than a $169 fine for fa..
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RAA’s warning to road users – complacency kills

9 Apr 20
Motorists are being urged to remain vigilant during unprecedented changes to driving conditions as the state records a horror start to this year’s road toll. Tragically, latest police figures show 34 people have died in road crashes ..
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Adelaide petrol prices fall to 16 year low, RAA reveals

31 Mar 20
Adelaide’s average petrol price is the cheapest since John Howard was PM, Port Adelaide won the AFL Premiership and Aussie Jennifer Hawkins was crowned Miss Universe. Monday’s daily ULP price of 90.6c/l was the cheapest since 8..
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RAA applauds road funding boost to save lives and create jobs

30 Mar 20
RAA welcomes the SA Government’s leadership in fast tracking road maintenance funding worth $120 million. The spending boost is good for road safety, employment and the economy in these challenging times, RAA said. “RAA has pr..
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RAA calls for fuel price savings to be passed on at the pump

29 Mar 20
RAA is calling for falling wholesale fuel prices to be immediately passed on to motorists at bowsers across South Australia. The gap between wholesale fuel costs and pump prices has doubled in regional South Australia, latest RAA figures s..
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RAA calls for driver focus as road deaths surge in South Australia

24 Mar 20
A shocking surge in road fatalities has seen the state record the worse start to a year since 2013, police records show. More people have already died on our roads this year than in the first three months of 2019 – even though there..
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Free professional driving lessons make parents better teachers

16 Mar 20
Mums and dads become safer motoring supervisors after taking a free lesson with their child and a professional driving instructor, according to a new report. Parents said they also adopted safer driving practices when they get behind the w..
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