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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

ACCC recommendations will help protect vehicle purchasers

14.12.2017

The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) has welcomed the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) market study of the new car retailing industry that will strengthen consumer protection and choice. Read more of ACCC recommendations will help protect vehicle purchasers

Keys2drive renewal great news for young drivers and road safety

11.12.2017

Tens of thousands of Australian families are set to benefit from today’s extension of the keys2drive program, which will now deliver free lessons to learner drivers and their supervisors through to 2021. Read more of Keys2drive renewal great news for young drivers and road safety