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.

Latest news

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Northern Connector lines painted black in new trial

01 Apr 2021

Black contrasting line marking, aimed at improving road safety and visibility, will be trialled on the Northern Connector in a state-first.

The new line marking will require the temporary full closure of the Northern Connector to all southbound traffic, and the temporary partial closure to northbound traffic, next weekend.


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REMINDER: Temporary closure of intersection of South Road and Regency Road for bridge move

30 Dec 2020

As part of the Regency Road to Pym Street Project there will be a temporary partial closure of the South Road and Regency Road intersection from 5am Monday, 4 January, to 5am Monday, 11 January, weather permitting.


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Road safety works

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Northern Connector lines painted black in new trial

01 Apr 2021

Black contrasting line marking, aimed at improving road safety and visibility, will be trialled on the Northern Connector in a state-first.

The new line marking will require the temporary full closure of the Northern Connector to all southbound traffic, and the temporary partial closure to northbound traffic, next weekend.


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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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