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|
Drug drivers will face an automatic loss of licence under tough new drug-driving laws to be introduced to Parliament.
A new safety campaign has launched to send a powerful reminder to drivers to slow down and play their part in keeping our road crews safe.
Safety on country roads is set to be improved with resealing works and safety barrier installation.
The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) advises motorists of a change of speed limit on the Sturt Highway at Blanchetown from 110km/h to 80km/h.