Free road safety lessons for primary school students

Bookings are now open for RAA's 2023 Street Smart Primary program.

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RAA supports rail safety week

We're marking National Rail Safety Week with a call for road users and pedestrians to be vigilant around railways.

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Internship opportunities knocking at RAA

Applications are now open for our 2022-23 Summer Internship Program.

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Coming to a site near you – South Australia’s electric vehicle charging network

See how you can stay up-to-date as we get ready to roll out Australia's first border-to-border EV charging network.

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25th Oct, 2021

RAA urges drivers to keep their distance

More than 5000 motorists have been pulled over by police for tailgating – resulting in $1.32 million worth of...

15th Aug, 2022

Free road safety lessons for primary school students

Bookings are now open for RAA’s 2023 Street Smart Primary program, which aims to reduce road trauma by educating...

11th Aug, 2022

Red doesn’t mean go

Red light running is on the rise, prompting a warning from RAA that such behaviour is putting all road...

11th Aug, 2022

RAA supports rail safety week

RAA is marking National Rail Safety Week – starting today – with a call for road users and pedestrians...

8th Aug, 2022

Internship opportunities knocking at RAA

Exciting career opportunities beckon for talented University students at RAA, as our proudly South Australian organisation sets its sights...

3rd Aug, 2022

RAA launches public transport survey in an effort to increase patronage

South Australia has the second lowest public transport patronage in the nation, and RAA wants to hear from the...

3rd Aug, 2022

RAA calls for diesel price cut

We're calling for savings in wholesale diesel costs to be passed on at the pump.

28th Jul, 2022

Coming to a site near you – South Australia’s EV charging network

See how you can stay up to date as we get ready to rollout SA’s EV charging network.

27th Jul, 2022

Tripping the lights fantastic

RAA is reminding drivers seeing red to make sure they are doing the right thing to go green. Sitting...

26th Jul, 2022

Record number of L-platers as students return to school

A surge in the number of learner drivers on SA roads has prompted our plea for patience as school...

25th Jul, 2022

Back on your bike with RAA

RAA may be synonymous with helping members when their car breaks down, but our patrols also assist more than...

21st Jul, 2022

SA visitor economy nearing pre-pandemic levels

New data from the South Australian Tourism Commission shows the strong recovery by SA's tourism industry continues.

18th Jul, 2022

Petrol price falls to three month low

In welcome news for motorists the average price of petrol in Adelaide has dropped to its lowest level in...

15th Jul, 2022

Regional speed caution as holidays begin

As the winter school holidays begin, we’re warning drivers to be wary of speeding on regional roads.

11th Jul, 2022

Mid-year report: SA roads record second-lowest lives lost – but still too many

South Australia’s half-year road fatalities in 2022 were the second lowest this century, latest state government figures show. Tragically...

6th Jul, 2022

Nick Reade announced as RAA’s next CEO

RAA is pleased to announce the South Australian business leader will become our sixth CEO.

5th Jul, 2022

New repairer laws to bring more choice and peace of mind

Australian motorists now have more choice when it comes to vehicle repairers, thanks to a new law that came...

5th Jul, 2022

RAA investment to reduce EV range anxiety

We’re investing in emerging technology and infrastructure to remove range anxiety associated with Electric Vehicles (EV). In a recent...

4th Jul, 2022

RAA energy deal sparks excitement for future

We'll be bringing even more South Aussie homes and businesses solar solutions, after acquiring our major energy partners.

1st Jul, 2022

Travellers urged to plan ahead as bookings surge continues

Pent-up demand for travel isn't slowing down, as RAA urges Australians to book their trips well in advance.

30th Jun, 2022

Bottleneck busting bridge opens

Motorists have received good news with the new Torrens Road Bridge opening to traffic from last week, as work...

28th Jun, 2022

Spot a scam: using caution on car selling sites

RAA’s Car Advice team has seen a recent rise in members being taken for a ride on car buying...

22nd Jun, 2022

Warning of rise in residential burglaries

Serious Criminal Trespass – or home burglaries – have surged 18 per cent, latest SAPOL figures show, prompting a...

21st Jun, 2022

How many drivers are considering an EV as their next car?

Motorists hurt by soaring fuel prices and anxious about climate change are looking to buy electric vehicles, according to...

20th Jun, 2022

Winter is the worst season for pedestrian safety, RAA warns

RAA is warning road users be aware winter is the worst season for casualty crashes involving pedestrians. More pedestrians...

16th Jun, 2022

Cruising is back and booming

Cruise bookings have surged this year as Covid-19 travel restrictions have eased, latest RAA Travel data shows. In the...

14th Jun, 2022

RAA signals warning as Gawler line reopens

RAA is reminding motorist to obey the road rules at level crossings as the electrified Gawler rail line opens...

10th Jun, 2022

Real-time fuel prices officially here to stay

South Aussie drivers are set to save on fuel thanks to a four-year extension of the Fuel Price Transparency...

10th Jun, 2022

Port Adelaide star test drives an electric vehicle

To mark World Environment Day, we took the Power's Justine Mules on a test drive of one of RAA's...

8th Jun, 2022

RAA urges drivers to back off

RAA is urging drivers to back off as latest police figures show motorists were fined $679,730 last year for...

6th Jun, 2022

The latest State Budget will provide a boon to motorists

The latest State Budget, released today, will provide a boon for motorists struggling with the soaring cost of fuel...

2nd Jun, 2022

Top electric vehicle myths debunked

As interest in electric vehicles continues to grow, we asked future mobility expert Mark Borlace about the most common...

1st Jun, 2022

Electricity cost shock sparks interest in solar systems

Our Solar and Battery Storage team’s phones have been running hot since last week’s announcement that electricity prices were...

31st May, 2022

Thieves are targeting valuables in vehicles, RAA warns

Motorists are being warned of a 22 per cent surge in car break-ins as thieves target valuables in vehicles....

30th May, 2022

SA, are you weather prepared?

With wild weather hitting many parts of South Australia overnight and today, it’s a timely reminder for us all...

30th May, 2022

Motorists ‘appy with the chance to save money at the bowser

Demand for real-time fuel prices on RAA’s app has surged with the rise in fuel costs, our latest figures...

26th May, 2022

RAA calls for safety first approach from all road users to reduce trauma

Cyclists are among the most vulnerable road users and RAA is urging riders to put safety first on every...

24th May, 2022

Work starts on $560m southern roads upgrade

Major works have started on two key Fleurieu Peninsula roads, which regularly feature in RAA’s Risky Roads survey.

23rd May, 2022

Heartbreak of road trauma on display in regional SA

Sobering reminders of the lives tragically lost on the state’s roads have been on display at regional centres as...

20th May, 2022

Keep your kids safe on the way to school today – and every day

RAA is encouraging students and parents to take to the footpath and walk to school if possible, but urging...

20th May, 2022

Road safety leaders look to better protect vulnerable road users

“How can we do more to protect those most vulnerable on our roads?” That was the question posed by...

19th May, 2022

Fuel price spike drives EV interest

RAA says soaring fuel costs will drive increased interest in electric vehicles (EVs). RAA future mobility expert Mark Borlace...

17th May, 2022

Chairs a tragic reminder of regional lives lost

National Road Safety Week was officially launched in Mount Gambier’s city centre yesterday, with an impactful display of empty...

17th May, 2022

Visual display highlights impact of road trauma

Heart symbols representing vulnerable road users who’ve lost their lives on SA roads have been placed in Elder Park...

16th May, 2022

Spike in home burglaries prompts RAA security warning

Homeowners are being put on alert as our latest RAA Insurance records show burglary is on the rise as...

12th May, 2022

Keeping our community safe, even when things get heated

RAA Patrol Nigel Rollinson had just finished a job at Mt George last Thursday afternoon and wason his way...

11th May, 2022

Cheers to the return of a truly tasty event

RAA Travel celebrated the return of the iconic Tasting Australia event by hosting a party to thank our valued...

5th May, 2022

We want to hear what’s stopping you this Federal election

With this year’s Federal election now just a few weeks away, we’re taking a national lens and sharing our...

5th May, 2022

RAA urges drivers to light up the night to reduce road trauma

Thousands of motorists are being caught driving in the dark with dodgy headlights, RAA has revealed. Latest figures show...

4th May, 2022

Federal Labor commits to bringing forward Marion Road upgrades

RAA welcomes a Federal Labor commitment to expedite much-needed upgrades to Marion Road should they be elected this month....

3rd May, 2022

School red-light runners surge in South Australia

We’re asking drivers to be patient as SA students return to school this week, after a worrying jump in...

2nd May, 2022

Tasting Australia presented by RAA Travel launches for 2022

Tasting Australia presented by RAA Travel – South Australia’s premier food and wine event – has kicked off for...

29th Apr, 2022

RAA Travel and Channel 7 to bring great holiday experiences to the screen

RAA Travel has joined forces with the Seven Network for a new travel and lifestyle program that will uncover...

28th Apr, 2022

Less taxes, more chargers: Helping SA accelerate the drive towards electric vehicles

With environmental sustainability a continuing focus for the automotive industry, and more and more car manufacturers moving to phase...

26th Apr, 2022

New Aussie initiative to put car claims to the test

Ever wondered if you can trust what car makers say about the fuel-efficiency of their vehicles? So have we...

21st Apr, 2022

RAA welcomes new round of Black Spot funding but calls for a cash boost

Sections of the state’s road network identified by RAA as dangerous are among the latest recipients of Federal Government...

16th Apr, 2022

RAA helps Indigenous students through Licence to Work

RAA is making it easier for South Aussie students to get their driver’s licence and gain employment by offering...

14th Apr, 2022

RAA and Port Adelaide share powerful plea for road safety

RAA and the Port Adelaide Football Club have important road safety advice for the thousands of South Aussies heading...

13th Apr, 2022

When to fill up your car this Easter

Adelaide's petrol prices have fallen to levels we haven't seen since January.

12th Apr, 2022

Red light runners putting all road users at risk, RAA warns

RAA is warning drivers who run red lights that they are risking potentially catastrophic consequences for their impatience. The...

11th Apr, 2022

RAA is helping communities from the grassroots up

Applications are now open for RAA Grassroots Giving, a program which aims to help communities make a difference to...

8th Apr, 2022

The future of RAA: Applications now open for 2023 Graduate Program

RAA is on the hunt for six university graduates to joint us from February next year.

6th Apr, 2022

Why are more cars being stolen in South Australia?

Recent data shows car theft is on the rise in South Australia, as crooks look to cash in on...

1st Apr, 2022

New floating highway to connect Adelaide and Port Lincoln

April Fools Day strikes for another year.

1st Apr, 2022

Key SA roads to be made safer by much-needed federal funding

Road users are set to benefit from several funding commitments in the 2022-23 Federal Budget.

30th Mar, 2022

Federal Election: We need investment in our safety and economic recovery

With this year’s State election now in our rear-view mirror, we’re taking a national lens and unveiling our priorities...

23rd Mar, 2022

RAA calls for tightening of child restraint rules

RAA is urging changes to education and legislation when it comes to road safety for our most precious cargo...

22nd Mar, 2022

RAA urges householders to regularly review their insurance cover

Householders are being urged to truly value their homes and contents and avoid being underinsured, following a survey by...

21st Mar, 2022

Our advocacy work to continue with new State Government

Congratulations to Peter Malinauskas and the Labor Party on the 2022 South Australian election outcome. We look forward to...

20th Mar, 2022

RAA calls for state-wide strategy to address tourism skill shortages

South Australian tourism operators are citing skills shortages as a key concern as the industry seeks to recover from...

17th Mar, 2022

Holidaymakers ready for international take off as cruise ban lifted

Cruise lovers are celebrating a return to the high seas with this week's announcement by the Federal Government.

16th Mar, 2022

RAA warns drivers of jump in kangaroos collisions in Autumn

RAA Insurance crash data has prompted a warning for drivers to be vigilant on regional roads this autumn. Animals...

15th Mar, 2022

Real-time fuel pricing here to stay says Marshall

After advocating for years for South Aussies to have ready access to the cheapest fuel prices, we welcome today’s...

13th Mar, 2022

RAA Regional Safety Grant helps volunteer firefighters on the frontline

Volunteer firefighters from the Paracombe CFS Brigade in the Mount Lofty Ranges have received crucial equipment valued around $3000...

10th Mar, 2022

Kick-off for partnership empowering hundreds of Aboriginal youngsters

Today marks the start of a three-year partnership between Tjindu Foundation and RAA aimed at empowering hundreds of Aboriginal...

8th Mar, 2022

RAA celebrates International Women’s Day with our new auto services’ boss

To celebrate today’s annual International Women’s Day RAA catches up with our first female General Manager of Automotive Services...

8th Mar, 2022

Don’t step out of line for safety’s sake, RAA urges pedestrians

Mad March is synonymous with festivities and an increase in foot traffic in the CBD, prompting RAA to urge...

3rd Mar, 2022

Discover the benefits of Mad March at RAA

There’s a discount for every member With Adelaide’s Mad March period kicking off for another year, RAA members can...

2nd Mar, 2022

RAA amongst nation’s top graduate employers

Beginning our graduate program just last year (2021), RAA have, this month, been recognised as one of the nation’s...

25th Feb, 2022

RAA urges senior drivers to stay safe in the Years Ahead

RAA is encouraging mature motorists to take advantage of our services to ensure their safety on the roads, as...

25th Feb, 2022

RAA calls for unblocking of a key road bottleneck

Tens of thousands of motorists, cyclists, and pedestrians a day would benefit from an RAA proposal to remove a...

22nd Feb, 2022

How many used cars are actually lemons?

Of the 1,934 pre-purchase used cars checked by our Vehicle Inspections team last year, many were found to have...

21st Feb, 2022

RAA Trade Assist services expanding into regional SA

Uncertainty, inconvenience, professionalism and price – these are the four main concerns householders have when hiring a tradesperson, according...

18th Feb, 2022

Announcement from RAA President and Chairman of the Board Peter Siebels

Ian Stone to retire as RAA Managing Director after 15 years at the wheel.

15th Feb, 2022

RAA urges motorists to be vigilant as students return to class

More motorists are being caught speeding and running red lights at school pedestrian crossings, according to latest figures obtained...

14th Feb, 2022

Further fuel savings on offer for RAA members

RAA members now have another way to save on fuel thanks to a new partnership with EG Australia.

14th Feb, 2022

RAA to create SA’s first electric vehicle charging network

We’re set to play a key role in establishing hundreds of new EV charging points across Adelaide and regional...

12th Feb, 2022

Grassroots Giving helps grant new life to injured animals

Animal rescue group Barossa Wildlife Rescue is one small step closer to its dream of establishing a community-led sanctuary...

10th Feb, 2022

Adelaide traffic levels set to return to normal

New data shows Adelaide's traffic is likely set to return to pre-pandemic levels from next week.

9th Feb, 2022

RAA safety grants to help South Australian communities

South Australian regional community organisations – including volunteer firefighters, sporting and Surf Life Saving clubs and schools – recently...

4th Feb, 2022

Lucky kitten Lulu freed by Wolf

It only took little Lulu one day at her new home to show how curious cats can be. The...

3rd Feb, 2022

Our road safety reminder as SA students return to school

We're urging drivers to be vigilant as thousands of students embark on a new school year today.

1st Feb, 2022

Supporting women’s sport with pride

As South Australians, at RAA we know football is part of our State’s cultural fabric. It’s just one of...

28th Jan, 2022

RAA calls for South Australian cycling investment

As South Australia’s 2022 Festival of Cycling draws to a close, RAA is calling for an increased investment in...

27th Jan, 2022

Tasting Australia releases 2022 program

Presented by RAA Travel, the festival will host more than 200 events in various parts of SA.

27th Jan, 2022

Let’s lift the liveability of South Australia

In the lead-up to this year's State election, RAA is calling on our leaders to help make our State...

24th Jan, 2022

New resource to support the safe travel of children with special needs

RAA welcomes a new website from Mobility and Accessibility for Children in Australia.

20th Jan, 2022

It’s an ‘appy day for our regional members

RAA members living in regional South Australia are set to benefit from a new update to the myRAA app,...

18th Jan, 2022

Alarming number of hoon drivers caught in South Australia

A record number of drivers have been caught risking the lives of other road users.

17th Jan, 2022

New Australian vehicle mandate to revolutionise road safety

All new car models will soon need to have Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) technology installed, thanks to legislation recently...

14th Jan, 2022

Our reminder to stay safe on the sand this summer

With temperatures on the rise this week, we're asking drivers to be extra careful if taking their car to...

12th Jan, 2022

“It doesn’t get more distracting than that” – the little-known law you could be breaking

New figures show how hundreds of drivers have been putting themselves and a furry friend at risk behind the...

10th Jan, 2022

What caused the most number of fatal crashes in 2021?

New figures have revealed which factors contributed to the fatal crashes on South Australian roads last year.

4th Jan, 2022

Increasing number of children and pets locked in cars

RAA Road Service figures show a staggering number of animals and children are being trapped inside vehicles

29th Dec, 2021

Merry member’s vehicle cleared to hit the skies

RAA’s Mile End workshop had a very important visitor this week.

23rd Dec, 2021

Record number of South Aussies find cheaper fuel on myRAA

RAA's free fuel price feature is proving popular with drivers.

23rd Dec, 2021

Our word of warning to avoid a Christmas bingle

RAA is urging motorists to be cautious in car parks in a bid to avoid a Christmas bingle this...

21st Dec, 2021

SA’s top 5 riskiest intersections revealed

The verdict was delivered by the more than 2000 road users who responded to RAA’s latest Risky Roads survey.

16th Dec, 2021

SA’s Riskiest Roads as voted by you

The results of our 2021 Risky Roads survey are in, and Main South Road between Aldinga and Sellicks Beach...

15th Dec, 2021

Soaring temperatures see rise in suburban house fires

RAA Insurance data shows a huge spike in suburban house fires during the hottest months of the year.

13th Dec, 2021

Lights of Lobethal Festival returns – with presenting partner RAA

The largest community Christmas light display in the southern hemisphere is set to bring joy to South Australians for...

8th Dec, 2021

RAA analysis reveals a speeding fines spike in summer

Almost ten thousand more motorists have been caught speeding in summer during the past five years than any other...

7th Dec, 2021

Road rage a major concern for young drivers: RAA survey

An RAA survey of high school students has found that road rage is a major concern among teenagers. The...

2nd Dec, 2021

Free road safety lessons reach more than 140,000 primary school students

RAA’s Street Smart Primary team has been at St Michael’s College in Beverley teaching more than 100 reception and...

2nd Dec, 2021

Adelaide’s 20 cheapest petrol stations revealed

Adelaide petrol prices peaked to their highest level in a dozen years last week but there are still service...

29th Nov, 2021

Open borders and RAA Travel bring families back together

Borders are opening and international holiday bookings with RAA Travel are booming, latest figures show. Last month RAA Travel...

26th Nov, 2021

Rising petrol prices fuelling budget squeeze

Rising petrol prices are putting household budgets under the pump, latest figures show. According to the Australian Automobile Association,...

25th Nov, 2021

Putting safety first as we welcome the world back to SA

We’re doing all we can at RAA to help keep our employees, our members and our community safe from...

23rd Nov, 2021

Insurance claims soar as hailstorm hits hard

Adelaide’s recent hailstorm was the worst insurance natural disaster event since the hailstorm which struck South Australia in 2016,...

23rd Nov, 2021

RAA Annual General Meeting a hybrid success

Members attended our 2021 AGM both in-person and online.

22nd Nov, 2021

Overseas holiday destinations open up – but don’t forget your travel insurance

International holidays are back as borders are re-opened but RAA Travel is warning vacationers to be prepared a new...

18th Nov, 2021

RAA urges drivers to back off as rear-end crash claims rise

Drivers are being urged to keep their distance to reduce the risk or rear-end collisions.

16th Nov, 2021

Kids in Cars: RAA offers free child safety seat information sessions

South Aussie parents can now get free expert advice on child restraints, as RAA looks to address common areas...

15th Nov, 2021

RAA celebrates members and continues push for regional road safety

Our Regional Roadshow is in Clare recognising long-standing RAA members.

11th Nov, 2021

RAA drives car care lessons to learners

We're hosting vital workshops at schools to help the next generation of drivers.

10th Nov, 2021

Tourism industry shines bright at annual SA tourism awards

RAA Travel was a proud sponsor of the Tourism Industry Council of South Australia’s night of nights.

8th Nov, 2021

Have your say in our latest Risky Roads campaign

We are calling on all road users – motorists, cyclists and pedestrians – to nominate roads or intersections that...

2nd Nov, 2021

Applications open for Grassroots Community Giving Program

Our Grassroots Giving Program is designed to support our members and the causes they're passionate about.

1st Nov, 2021

Solar and battery advice you can trust

We’re addressing the ‘pain points’ which are slowing the uptake of renewable energy in the home with our own...

29th Oct, 2021

SA’s largest youth road safety event returns

Almost 8,000 South Aussie school students are now more aware of the importance of road safety.

27th Oct, 2021

Jobs boom as RAA membership grows

RAA is hard at work finding staff to meet increasing demand for its expanding member services.

26th Oct, 2021

Donation helps family belt up safely

A young South Australian family facing unexpected medical bills has had their child restraints taken care of.

26th Oct, 2021

Travel bookings increase as border opening looms

Interstate bookings are up 67 per cent last month compared to August as holidaymakers react to the looming lifting...

25th Oct, 2021

RAA’s commitment to regional tourism

The new partnership will see a series of roadshows held to support regional tourism operators.

22nd Oct, 2021

Reminder for residents to take action ahead of bushfire season

Our records also show bushfire claims are occurring from as early as November to as late as May.

20th Oct, 2021

Partnership to drive solutions for the future

As part of its commitment to innovation, RAA has launched a new partnership with Stone & Chalk.

15th Oct, 2021

Regional Safety Grants a shining light for communities

When the Strathalbyn CFS Group found themselves in the dark, the community group applied for an RAA Regional Safety...

1st Oct, 2021

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