Media releases

Electric cars make a fast charge into history

8 Mar 20
Motorists will soon be able to drive from Adelaide to Melbourne without pumping petrol after the opening of the first ultra-rapid electric car chargers in regional South Australia. In as little as 15 minutes, electric car drivers are now a..
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RAA calls for fatality free Adelaide Cup long weekend

6 Mar 20
RAA is calling on all road users to help achieve a fatality free Adelaide Cup long weekend following a horror start to this year’s state road toll. RAA is also urging motorists on driving holidays to avoid speeding and arrive safely ..
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RAA pleads for pedestrian safety as crowds flock to festivities

20 Feb 20
A surge in pedestrian fines, fatalities and serious injuries last year has prompted a plea from RAA for all road users to be vigilant and help reduce road trauma. RAA’s call for caution comes as thousands of people prepare to celebra..
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Motorists reminded to prepare for Adelaide 500 slowdown

14 Feb 20
RAA is advising motorists to leave home earlier, ride, take public transport or share a lift to avoid the gridlock caused by Adelaide 500 traffic restrictions starting tomorrow (Saturday 15 February). Road closures will particularly impact..
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RAA calls for better maintenance of South Australia’s riskiest roads

12 Feb 20
Horrocks Hwy and Blackwood roundabout named SA’s riskiest road and intersection The Horrocks Hwy in the north and the notorious Blackwood roundabout in the south have been recognised as the state’s riskiest road and intersectio..
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RAA grants more than $50,000 to boost regional community safety

3 Feb 20
Fifteen South Australian community organisations have been awarded RAA Regional Safety Grants to help them fund critical projects that will improve the safety and wellbeing of local communities. Among the grant recipients were several Coun..
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RAA urges drivers to protect their most precious cargo as school returns

28 Jan 20
RAA is warning drivers to ensure child passengers are safely restrained in an effort to reduce road trauma. The plea comes as latest SA police figures show more than 3400 motorists were fined almost $850,000 for failing to properly restrai..
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Petrol price pain adds up to $30 to the cost of filling a fuel tank

21 Jan 20
The 12-month surge in fuel costs come as Adelaide’s petrol price cycle spikes before the Australia Day long weekend. Adelaide’s average ULP price this month is 159c/l - compared to an average price of 121c/l in January last yea..
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Householders warned of January spike in home burglaries

15 Jan 20
  RAA is warning homeowners to avoid becoming a victim of burglary as latest figures show a boom in break-ins during January. RAA insurance data shows a surge in home burglary claims in January as thieves take advantage of empty home..
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RAA pleads for respect on eve of Tour Down Under showcase

13 Jan 20
RAA is calling on cyclists and motorists to respectfully share the streets in an effort to reduce road trauma. The plea comes as thousands of cyclists – including many from interstate and overseas – jump on their bikes to celeb..
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