Access to Information & Resources

Living Neighbourhoods

Living Neighbourhoods can help communities to benefit from improved road safety on their local streets by providing tools to assist in collecting your thoughts, resources, ideas and solutions. This tool helps turn ideas into action and make it easier to apply for grants or deliver projects. Ideas could be specific, for example encouraging more people to enjoy their local spaces or developing safer places for children to play.

The Ideas Planner is a simple tool to help you think about the big picture, some possible causes and effects, and compare different solutions. Examples are included to get you started and you can edit the document to suit your aim.

The Action Planner is intended to help you turn your ideas into a project and collect information you are likely to need when talking to Council Planning Officers or submitting funding applications. This may include collecting evidence of the need for your project, getting relevant permissions, communication and publicity, developing budgets, setting milestones and monitoring progress.

For further information on Living Neighbourhoods click here.

Moving Right Along

Moving Right Along: Obligations and Opportunities for Older Drivers is a resource for communities, individuals, families and friends that provides information about issues facing older drivers, driving safely and alternatives to driving. “Are you worried about someone’s driving? is an information sheet that provides advice on possible action that can be taken when you become concerned about a person’s fitness and ability to drive safely.

These two resources provide details about:

  • maintaining the ability to drive safely and effectively for longer
  • the effects that ageing, medical conditions and medications have on driving
  • maintaining mobility and preparing to drive less or giving up driving altogether
  • fitness to drive, the Driver Medical Assessment and Practical Driving Assessment
  • the legal obligations of licensed drivers in South Australia
  • motorised mobility scooters.

Download a copy or pick up the booklet at your nearest Service SA centre. Alternatively to request a copy of the booklet, contact 8343 2644 or

The websites below have useful information, data, best practice guides, case studies, procedures, latest news, tools and tips to assist with developing road safety projects:

You can download a copy of the following resources to assist with developing projects and initiatives.

Latest news


All cars with “critical” defective Takata airbags to be refused registration in South Australia

07 Aug 2020

All remaining cars fitted with a critical defective Takata type airbag inflator will now be refused registration in South Australia from Monday, 10 August until they are rectified, to ensure the safety of all road users.


Safety label reminder for electric and hybrid vehicle owners

27 Jul 2020

As the popularity of electric and hybrid vehicles grows, DPTI reminds potential traders and buyers of the requirement to fix a safety label onto their numberplates.

News archive

Road safety works


McIntyre Road night works

17 Feb 2020

Works to improve ride quality will be undertaken on McIntyre Road between The Golden Way and Wright Road, commencing each night from 7pm, Tuesday, 18 February to 6am, Friday, 6 March, weather permitting.


11.6km of South Eastern Freeway to be resurfaced

04 Feb 2020

The South Australian Government is delivering $7.39 million worth of essential resurfacing works to five sections of the South Eastern Freeway between Mount Barker and Callington, with night works beginning this week.

Road safety works archive


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