Latest press releases
Safety features important when buying new cars23 September 2016
First annual AA Entry Level Vehicle Safety Report The Automobile Association (AA) today released its first annual Entry Level Vehicle Safety Report that assess the safety features on vehicles.
Sanral, Outa public dispute not good for motorists19 September 2016
Association says issue of e-tolls needs to be finalised urgently for the benefit of all Gauteng road users The Automobile Association (AA) notes with concern the latest public exchanges between the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral), and the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa), on issues relating to e-tolls in Gauteng.
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!