The latest news, views and information from the AAA.
Don't Drive to Distraction - Text Before You Drive
It's a novel variation of look before you leap – text before you drive…..
Tarriffs on Imported Cars are a Tax on Motorists
AAA has welcomed Government claims it will not freeze tariffs on motor vehicles, saying it will ensure the public does not have to pay artificially inflated prices for their vehicles.
Mutual Obligation in Young Driver Training
The AAA has called for greater community involvement in improving young driver training and education.
New AAA President in the Driver's Seat
NRMA Motoring & Services President, Alan Evans, has been elected President of the Australian Automobile Association.
AAA Supports Government Safety Call on REVA
The Australian Automobile Association – Australia's peak motoring body – has welcomed comments by Federal Roads Minister, Jim Lloyd, concerning safety aspects of the Reva Electric Vehicle.
Australia's First Star Ratings of our National Highways
The AAA today released the first Star Ratings for Australia's AusLink non-urban national road network.
Peter Brock Will Be Sadly Missed
The death of Peter Brock in a crash today was a tragedy, the Executive Director of the Australian Automobile Association, Lauchlan McIntosh said.
AAA Executive Director to Stand Down
The President of the Australian Automobile Association (AAA), Ron Gray, today announced that Lauchlan McIntosh, the Executive Director since 1994, would complete his service with the AAA at the end of December this year.
AAA Welcomes Government Announcement on LPG/Ethanol
The Australian Automobile Association - Australia'a peak motoring body - has welcomed measures announced by the Federal Government today to assist motorists in responding to high petrol prices.
AAA Welcomes Holden Decision on ESC
The Australian Automobile Association – Australia's peak motoring body – today welcomed the announcement by Holden that its Holden Commodore will be the first Australian-made range with Electronic Stability Control as standard.
Petrol Prices Skyrocket for Long Weekend
Petrol prices have reached record highs ahead of the June long weekend according to the Australian Automobile Association (AAA)—Australia's peak motoring body.
Road Deaths Second Biggest Global Killer
The Australian Automobile Association today welcomed the international call for G8 countries to support a global comapaign to bring down the number of road deaths worldwide - some 1.2 million deaths a year.
Car Plan to Reduce Road Deaths Welcomed
AAA today welcomed the announcement by Federal Roads Minister, Jim Lloyd that the Government will accelerate the uptake of Electronic Stability Control (ESC) in all new vehicles.
Increased Road Funding Welcomed
Australia's peak motoring organisation - the Australian Automobile Association - tonight welcomed the increased road funding to be paid immediately, as announced in the Budget.
Easter Roads Deaths "Predictable and Unnecessary"
The AAA today called on governments to use continuing Budget surpluses to increase investment in Australia's roads to make them safer in a bid to save lives.
Easter Holidays - Think Before You Drive
Think Before You Drive – be careful on our roads this Easter.
Government Eyes Are Off the Road
Australia's peak motoring body has called on State and Federal Governments to speed up road safety initiatives to make Australian roads, cars and drivers safer.
Think Before You Drive
Australia's motoring clubs have joined forces with Australian Formula One Grand Prix driver, Mark Webber, at the Australian launch of the global road safety program, Think Before You Drive.
AAA Survey - Petrol Prices up 21.5 cents per litre
The national average petrol price in January 2006 of 121.9 cpl was 21.5 cpl higher than at the same time last year.
More Than 1,600 Die On Roads In 2005 - It's Time For Action, Not Inquiries
The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) today called on governments to use continuing Budget surpluses to increase investment in Australia's roads and to redesign them to make them safer in a bid to lower the road toll.