The breadth and scope of road safety research in Australia and around the world continues to have profound effect through smarter road rules, better infrastructure for safer roads, safer vehicle technologies and cutting-edge campaigns for road safety.
The Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR), as an internationally renowned road safety research facility within the University of Adelaide, conducts projects to reveal the extent and type of problems on our roads, to prioritise interventions and to evaluate the impact of interventions and other actions. CASR and other Australian organisations publish their findings for the benefit of all road users in all countries around the world – to make roads and road users safer.
Older vehicles are over-represented in fatal vehicle crashes and the average age of a vehicle involved in a fatality crash is increasing.
The South Australian Government is committed to the introduction of a heavy vehicle inspection scheme to identify, monitor and mitigate un-roadworthiness of heavy vehicles on South Australian roads.
Road users are advised the Anzac Highway/Brighton Road/Tapleys Hill Road intersection will be closed to all traffic for resurfacing works on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights, 13 – 15 August, between 9pm and 6am. Speed and land restrictions will also be in place between 7pm-9pm prior to the full closure.
The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) will be improving safety and traffic flow at the junction of McIntyre Road and The Golden Way, Wynn Vale, by installing an additional right turn lane from The Golden Way into McIntyre Road.