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Southern Expressway Community Safety Initiatives

11 Dec 2018

The department has committed to improve safety along its transport networks and to provide some practical responses to incidents of object throwing.


Cars with defective Takata ‘Alpha’ type airbag inflators to be refused registration in South Australia from 1 November 2018

08 Sep 2018

The South Australian Registrar of Motor Vehicles will refuse the registration of light vehicles fitted with defective Takata ‘Alpha’ type airbag inflators from 1 November 2018 until they are rectified to ensure the safety of all road users.


Safer Vehicle Choices Save Lives

18 Jul 2018

Older vehicles are over-represented in fatal vehicle crashes and the average age of a vehicle involved in a fatality crash is increasing.


Heavy vehicle inspection scheme designed to improve safety on SA roads

14 Feb 2018

The South Australian Government is committed to the introduction of a heavy vehicle inspection scheme to identify, monitor and mitigate un-roadworthiness of heavy vehicles on South Australian roads.

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Road safety works


Temporary closure of South Road (northbound) from Friday 5 October

28 Sep 2018

The lowered motorway constructed as part of the $801 million Torrens Road to River Torrens Project Torrens will be opened to traffic on Saturday 29 September.


Safety improvements to the Main North Road intersection with Dalkeith Road and Smith Road

04 Sep 2018

Preliminary works for the upgrade of the Main North Road intersection with Dalkeith Road and Smith Road are currently underway, with Telstra early works to commence from Wednesday 5 September.


Anzac Highway/Brighton Road/Tapleys Hill Road intersection night works

10 Aug 2018

Road users are advised the Anzac Highway/Brighton Road/Tapleys Hill Road intersection will be closed to all traffic for resurfacing works on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights, 13 – 15 August,  between 9pm and 6am. Speed and land restrictions will also be in place between 7pm-9pm prior to the full closure.


Safety improvements at the McIntyre Road junction with The Golden Way, Wynn Vale

25 May 2018

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) will be improving safety and traffic flow at the junction of McIntyre Road and The Golden Way, Wynn Vale, by installing an additional right turn lane from The Golden Way into McIntyre Road.

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