Apart from the suffering of victims and their loved ones, the financial cost of road fatalities and injuries is about $1 billion each year for the South Australian community.
These fact sheets are primarily sourced from the departments Road Crash Database, providing an in-depth look at the relevant key issues and statistics of each topic, addressing fatal and serious injury crashes.
|Alcohol and drugs||PDF 56 kB|
|Cyclists||PDF 56 kB|
|Heavy vehicle drivers||PDF 99 kB|
|Males and females||PDF 198 kB|
|Metropolitan Adelaide||PDF 89 kB|
|Motorcyclists||PDF 90 kB|
|Older road users||PDF 155 kB|
|Pedestrians||PDF 80 kB|
|Rural road crashes||PDF 1.2 MB|
|Unlicensed drivers||PDF 64 kB|
|Young people||PDF 298 kB|
These fact sheets are produced at a regional level, the associated maps are produced at the LGA level.
The department has committed to improve safety along its transport networks and to provide some practical responses to incidents of object throwing.
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.
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.
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.