Latest press releases
D-Day for governers today Ė AA12 December 2016
Wide-ranging amendments to the road traffic legislation mean that numerous public transport and goods vehicles, first registered after today (1 December 2016), will require speed governers. The Automobile Association (AA) said that today was the implementation for a regulation published in 2014.
Fuel holds on to mid-month gains - AA29 November 2016
South Africans can look forward to lower fuel prices for December. This is the news from the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund.
Message is clear Ė donít drink and drive24 November 2016
At this time of the year many companies across South Africa will be hosting end-of-year functions for their staff. While these are festive, celebratory occasions, the Automobile Association (AA) urges all motorists to remember that alcohol and driving do not mix, and that alternatives are available to drivers who want to drink at these events.
Can you legally tow? Itís not as simple as you think05 July 2016
School terms across South African end on 24 July, and this will undoubtedly lead to a massive increase in traffic on the countryís roads. Many families will be using this break to go on holiday, taking their trailers, boats or caravans with them. But, unbeknownst to many of them, is the fact that their current driving licences may not be legal to tow these trailers.
Distracted driving still a problem04 May 2016
Do you talk or text on your cellphone while driving? How about eating, fixing your tie, or putting on make-up. These are all activities that divert your attention from the road, and can be potentially deadly. Distracted driving remains a problem in South Africa, and will continue to remain so into the future unless drastic action is taken. And, although that action needs to come from officials, more importantly, it has to start with a change of attitude among drivers. In April, the Automobile Association (AA) hosted an event in Johannesburg to test driverís ability when they are distracted.
Go on holiday with the AA Winners30 April 2016
Congratulations to the winners of the Go on holiday with the AA giveaway. We hope that you enjoy your prize!