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Vehicle emissions: AAA puts top sellers to real-world tests

3.8.2016

Australia’s peak motoring body is putting top selling vehicles to real world, on-road emissions tests in the wake of a spate of allegations that Volkswagen Group and other vehicle manufacturers have cheated on testing or otherwise misreported the performance of their vehicles. Read more of Vehicle emissions: AAA puts top sellers to real-world tests

Time for strong government action as roads claim 99 more lives

29.7.2016

The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) is calling on government to renew its focus on road safety as a new report shows 99 more Australians were killed in the year to June 2016 than in the previous year. Alarmingly, the Government’s target of reducing deaths and serious injuries by 30 per cent through the decade to 2020, is slipping further out of reach. Read more of Time for strong government action as roads claim 99 more lives

AAA welcomes ministerial appointments

18.7.2016

The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) says the Federal Ministry announced today provides the continuity required to deliver long-standing transport policy priorities, while also responding to emerging challenges in areas such as urban infrastructure, emissions policy, and energy security. Read more of AAA welcomes ministerial appointments

Road deaths rising: Urgent need for PM Turnbull to appoint dedicated Road Safety Minister

17.7.2016

Australia’s peak motoring, road and vehicle safety organisations are calling on the Prime Minister to appoint a dedicated Road Safety Minister. It comes in the wake of statistics which show ten percent more Australians died this year than the same period in 2015, confirming an alarming trend of increased deaths after 2014. Read more of Road deaths rising: Urgent need for PM Turnbull to appoint dedicated Road Safety Minister

Road safety must be a priority for the next government as road toll mounts

30.6.2016

The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) has called for the next Australian Government to make road safety a priority as around 180 Australians have lost their lives on our roads and about 4,500 others have been severely injured during the 55 days of the election campaign. Read more of Road safety must be a priority for the next government as road toll mounts

New approach to transport funding required: ACIL Allen

28.6.2016

A new report by respected economic consultants ACIL Allen shows Australian Governments have failed to address the severe and growing gap in land transport infrastructure funding and much of the heavy lifting has been left to state and territory governments. Read more of New approach to transport funding required: ACIL Allen