Speed limits and speeding

Safer SpeedsSAFER SPEEDS is one of the four cornerstone areas of intervention in the Towards Zero Together road safety strategy to reduce fatalities and serious injuries on our roads.

Focus areas include:

  • Appropriate speed limits Greater application of the default speed limits of 50 km/h in urban areas and 100 km/h in rural areas where a limit above the default cannot be justified.
  • Compliance with speed limits Expansion of fixed safety cameras in urban areas, and average speed safety cameras on major regional and interstate routes, as well as more closely aligning speeding penalties with the road safety risk.

Visit speedcameras.sa.gov.au for the latest speed and red light camera information.

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Think! Road Safety in regional South Australia as grain harvest gets underway

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Community Consultation Open - South Australia’s Road Safety Strategy to 2031

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The South Australian Government is developing a new strategy for the next ten years: South Australia’s Road Safety Strategy to 2031.


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Road safety works

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Final asphalt for Darlington Upgrade Project

07 Nov 2020

As part of the Darlington Upgrade Project, night and weekend works will be undertaken in the lowered motorway and on South Road to install the final layer of asphalt and line marking.


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Heysen Tunnels maintenance works

06 Oct 2020

Motorists are advised of upcoming partial closures of the Heysen Tunnels to allow for essential safety maintenance works.


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