Media releases

NSW motorists urged to mind their merging

NRMA Insurance is reminding New South Wales drivers to take care and be vigilant when merging, with new research revealing merging is a common headache for many Australian drivers.
NRMA Insurance is reminding ACT drivers to take care and be vigilant when merging, with new research revealing merging is a common headache for many Australian drivers.
NRMA Insurance is reminding Queensland drivers to take care and be vigilant when merging, with new research revealing merging is a common headache for many Australian drivers.

NSW shoppers beware of trolley dings

New data from NRMA Insurance has revealed that last year in New South Wales, Monday and Saturday were the most common days for drivers to have a run in with a shopping trolley, with collisions peaking at 11am and 12pm*.
New data from NRMA Insurance has revealed that last year in Queensland, Friday was the most common day for drivers to have a run in with a shopping trolley, with collisions peaking at 10am and 3pm*.

Recreational drone users advised to check cover before take-off

NRMA Insurance is encouraging budding drone pilots to check their insurance cover before taking to the skies over the holiday season.

Beware of car park dings this Christmas in NSW

As the Christmas shopping frenzy starts to increase, so do car park collisions according to data released today from NRMA Insurance.

NRMA Insurance welcomes ACT ridesharing regulation

NRMA Insurance has welcomed the ACT Government’s decision to regulate ridesharing, enabling shared economy providers to operate legally in Canberra, the first Australian jurisdiction to do so.

Don’t get a roo’d awakening this winter - NSW

NRMA Insurance has revealed 80 per cent of animal collisions on NSW roads involve kangaroos, with the number of animal-related crashes peaking during July and August.
NRMA Insurance has revealed 90 per cent of animal collisions on ACT roads involve kangaroos, with the number of animal-related crashes peaking during July and August.
NRMA Insurance has revealed nearly 80 per cent of animal collisions on Queensland roads involve kangaroos, with the number of animal-related crashes peaking during July and August.

NSW families urged to be cautious in the kitchen this winter

New data from NRMA Insurance has revealed more than a quarter (26%) of NSW house fires start in the kitchen, while faulty appliances were responsible for more than 10 per cent of residential blazes in the last year.1  
New data from NRMA Insurance has revealed nearly half (45%) of ACT house fires start in the kitchen, while faulty appliances were responsible for 5 per cent of residential blazes in the last year.1
New data from NRMA Insurance has revealed a quarter (25%) of Queensland house fires start in the kitchen, while faulty appliances were responsible for 22 per cent of residential blazes in the last year.1 

If you can’t lock it down, make sure you lock it up this Easter

New data from NRMA Insurance has revealed portable electronic and storage devices are the most common items stolen from NSW and ACT households, highlighting the risk of personal data being accessed or used by thieves after a robbery.
New data from NRMA Insurance has revealed portable electronic and storage devices are the most common items stolen from QLD households, highlighting the risk of personal data being accessed or used by thieves after a robbery.

‘Tis the season for NSW car park collisions

With Christmas cheer almost here, NRMA Insurance is calling for NSW drivers to take extra care when hitting the shops as car park collisions spike in December.
With Christmas cheer almost here, NRMA Insurance is calling for ACT drivers to take extra care when hitting the shops as car park collisions spike in December.
With Christmas cheer almost here, NRMA Insurance is calling for QLD drivers to take extra care when hitting the shops as car park collisions spike in December.

STOP! In the name of safety

NRMA Insurance is calling on drivers to follow the road rules and come to a complete halt at stops signs with insurance claims data showing an emerging issue in collisions at stop signs. The insurer’s claims data revealed that of the collisions involving stops signs: