Road crash facts

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.

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Road Crash Reports

Annual crash fact sheets

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 drugsPDF 56 Kb
CyclistsPDF 56 Kb
Heavy vehicle driversPDF 99 Kb
Males and femalesPDF 198 Kb
Metropolitan AdelaidePDF 89 Kb
MotorcyclistsPDF 90 Kb
Older road usersPDF 155 Kb
PedestriansPDF  80 Kb
Rural road crashesPDF 1.2 MB
Unlicensed driversPDF 64 Kb
Young peoplePDF 298 Kb

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Safety to be improved on Murray Bridge, Mallee and Riverland roads

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