Speed limits & penalties

Speed is a key factor in crashes and road trauma. The default speed limits in Australia have been set in response to research findings that have revealed direct correlation between travelling at speed and the increased risk of crash and trauma. In acknowledging safer speed limits and travelling at appropriate speeds on South Australian roads, we are all contributing to making our roads safer for all road users.

For more information on the road rules that apply to speed limits visit The Drivers Handbook.

For information on the road rules and penalties visit http://mylicence.sa.gov.au/safe-driving-tips/safer-speeds

 

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Changes to CTP in South Australia

19 May 2019

From 1 July 2019, your Compulsory Third Party (CTP) insurance will be your choice.


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Southern Expressway Community Safety Initiatives

16 Jan 2019

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


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Road safety works

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Ayliffes Road surfacing works

04 Jul 2019

Road surfacing works will be undertaken on Ayliffes Road, St Marys this weekend, as part of the Darlington Upgrade Project.


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Temporary South Road late night partial closure to allow works

23 May 2019

Motorists are advised there will be a partial closure of South Road for northbound traffic between Cross Road and Anzac Highway from 10pm until 5am on the nights of Friday, 24 May, and Saturday, 25 May, to allow works.


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