01 Mar 2014
South Australia has adopted the national definition for high powered vehicle restrictions for provisional licence drivers.
The change, which came into effect on 1 March, introduces a power-to-weight ratio limit of no greater than 130 kW/t for vehicles manufactured in or after 2010.
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Changes to the Graduated Licensing Scheme (GLS) aimed at keeping young, inexperienced drivers safe will come into operation from Monday 28 July.
The changes include passenger and night-time restrictions during the first year of driving unsupervised, which is when young drivers are at greatest risk.
The latest version of this guide for drivers in South Australia is now out.
Road Safety Minister Peter Malinauskas has announced that European ECE 22.05 standard helmets are now legal to be worn by motorcyclists in South Australia.
Road Safety Minister Peter Malinauskas has announced that ECE 22.05 standard helmets will soon be able to be worn by motorcyclists in South Australia.
Sections of seven roads in the Riverland, Murray Mallee and Murray Bridge will be resealed improving safety and extending the life of each road.
The second stage of a $9 million upgrade of a major rural road connecting the upper Yorke Peninsula towns of Bute and Kulpara will begin in March.