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Regional household transport costs measured for the first time

7.8.2017

For the first time the transport pressures faced by regional Australian families will be tracked, as the nation’s peak motoring body, the Australian Automobile Association (AAA) includes key regional centres in its Transport Affordability Index. Read more of Regional household transport costs measured for the first time

Road death toll remains stubbornly high

31.7.2017

Australia’s peak motoring body, the Australian Automobile Association (AAA), today released its Benchmarking the Performance of the National Road Safety Strategy (NRSS) report for the June 2017 quarter which shows the number of people killed on Australian roads remains at unacceptably high levels. Read more of Road death toll remains stubbornly high

New report casts fresh doubts over Government emissions proposals

7.6.2017

A report by the National Transport Commission (NTC) which shows Australian are shunning small cars in favour of larger, more powerful vehicles, calls into question the way in which the Federal Government is developing new vehicle emissions standards, and highlights the urgent need for a real-world vehicle emissions testing regime. Read more of New report casts fresh doubts over Government emissions proposals

National transport costs continue to rise

22.5.2017

The Australian Automobile Association’s (AAA) latest Transport Affordability Index shows the average Australian family is now paying $17,464 per year in land transport costs, an increase of $686 over the four quarters to March 2017. Read more of National transport costs continue to rise

Federal Budget a win for road safety and transport infrastructure

9.5.2017

Australia’s peak motoring body says the 2017-18 Budget is a win for road safety with $16 million in new funding provided for the keys2drive learner driver program and the announcement of a national inquiry into the National Road Safety Strategy. Read more of Federal Budget a win for road safety and transport infrastructure

Latest road death numbers show need for Budget commitment

1.5.2017

Australia’s peak motoring organisation, the Australian Automobile Association (AAA) today called for renewed focus from the Federal Government on road safety, as road deaths remain stubbornly high. The target of a thirty per cent reduction in road deaths by 2020 is slipping from the Government’s grasp, and requires a renewed commitment in next week’s Budget. Read more of Latest road death numbers show need for Budget commitment