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Road toll spike: Australia going the wrong way on road safety

1.5.2016

A dramatic 11 per cent jump in the annual road toll shows Australia is going the wrong way on road safety and demands the Australian Government redouble efforts aimed at keeping people safe on the roads, according to the Australian Automobile Association (AAA). Read more of Road toll spike: Australia going the wrong way on road safety

Caution needed in setting targets for CO2 standards for light cars

27.4.2016

As the Labor Party today released its climate change policy, the Australian Automobile Association (AAA) again cautioned against setting vehicle emissions reduction targets without fully considering the characteristics of the Australian vehicle fleet and the way Australians use their vehicles. Read more of Caution needed in setting targets for CO2 standards for light cars

Mitsubishi scandal again shows need for cop on the beat

21.4.2016

Revelations that Mitsubishi has since 2013 falsified fuel consumption data underscore the urgent need for the Australian Government to fund or undertake independent vehicle emissions testing. Read more of Mitsubishi scandal again shows need for cop on the beat

ACCC’s investigation into Cairns fuel market welcomed

19.4.2016

The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) welcomed today’s announcement that the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) will study fuel prices in Cairns and called on the Government to continue to resource the ACCC to extend this work in other markets. Read more of ACCC’s investigation into Cairns fuel market welcomed

Full cost-benefit analysis must inform future emissions regulation

18.4.2016

The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) has called on the Australian Government to ensure all costs and benefits of tougher vehicle emissions standards are considered as it works to develop its new system of regulation. Read more of Full cost-benefit analysis must inform future emissions regulation

Funding uncertainty puts keys2drive and young Tasmanians at risk

29.2.2016

The keys2drive program, which has helped more than 4,000 young Tasmanians become safer drivers and which new research shows almost halves their chances of being injured in a car crash, is at risk unless the Australian Government renews funding in the May budget. Read more of Funding uncertainty puts keys2drive and young Tasmanians at risk