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States Plunge Into The Red Over Road Toll

23.1.2018

Analysis of the National Road Safety Strategy shows that, for the first time, no Australian state is on track to achieve the required road death reductions. Read more of States Plunge Into The Red Over Road Toll

AAA welcomes support for reducing road toll by lowering taxes on new cars

4.1.2018

Australia’s peak motoring body welcomes the comments made by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Barnaby Joyce, that the removal of tariffs on safer new vehicles is worthy of serious consideration. Read more of AAA welcomes support for reducing road toll by lowering taxes on new cars

Australia’s old vehicle fleet costing lives and money

21.12.2017

More than 1,300 lives would be saved on Australian roads over the next 20 years if the nation reduced the age of its light vehicle fleet by one year, research commissioned by the Australian Automobile Association (AAA) has shown. Read more of Australia’s old vehicle fleet costing lives and money

Coalition Ministerial Changes

19.12.2017

Australia’s peak motoring body welcomes Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce’s appointment as Minister for Infrastructure and Transport and thanks outgoing Minister Darren Chester for his time and commitment in the role. Read more of Coalition Ministerial Changes

Distracted driving and smart phones - An addiction problem?

17.12.2017

Motorists in Australia are extremely concerned about smart phone use in cars. Surveys tell us that our members believe this is one of the greatest risks to road safety today. Data suggests that crashes caused by distracted driving are increasing, and that younger people are over represented in these statistics. Read more of Distracted driving and smart phones - An addiction problem?

ACCC decision to oppose BP takeover of Woolies service stations will protect motorists

14.12.2017

The decision by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) to oppose the proposed acquisition by BP Australia of Woolworth’s network of service stations will protect Australian motorists from paying more for fuel. Read more of ACCC decision to oppose BP takeover of Woolies service stations will protect motorists