Neither consumers, nor the environment, benefit from symbolic regulation that drives up costs for consumers, while delivering emissions abatement only in a laboratory.
The AAA encourages the Government to credibly identify all of the costs and benefits associated with these proposed changes, as motorists deserve a clear explanation of how any fuel and car price increases will affect household budgets.
AAA supports efforts to reduce vehicle emissions, however neither consumers, nor the environment, benefit from symbolic regulation that drives up costs for consumers, while delivering emissions abatement only in a laboratory.
AAA on-road test results released only last week, reinforce European research discrediting the reliability and relevance of lab testing, which is why Australia’s motoring clubs will continue to encourage the Government to base its decisions upon real-world data.
The nation’s first congestion benchmarking report, released by the AAA, reveals average speeds have slowed by up to 8 per cent since January 2013.read more
The Australian Government’s announced road safety governance review is a very positive first step in its response to the recently completed Inquiry into the National Road Safety Strategy.read more
The AAA welcomes the Deputy Prime Minister’s decision to take a national leadership role in preparing for the arrival of automated vehicles and other emerging vehicle technologies.read more