01 Mar 2014
Among a series of road rules amendments that came into operation in March 2014 are changes affecting:
These follow amendments in January 2014 that:
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.
The department has committed to improve safety along its transport networks and to provide some practical responses to incidents of object throwing.
The South Australian Government conducted an audit of speed cameras to ensure they are operating for safety purposes and not to raise revenue.
Works to upgrade the intersection of Cross Road, Duthy Street and Harrow Terrace, Kingswood will occur this weekend; Saturday and Sunday, 20 and 21 April.
New traffic lights and more right-hand turn lanes will be added to the junction of Bridge Road and Maxwell Road, in Para Hills, as part of a $7.23 million safety upgrade set to commence on Sunday.