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.
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 Registrar of Motor Vehicles will refuse the registration of light vehicles fitted with defective Takata ‘Alpha’ type airbag inflators from 1 November 2018 until they are rectified to ensure the safety of all road users.
The lowered motorway constructed as part of the $801 million Torrens Road to River Torrens Project Torrens will be opened to traffic on Saturday 29 September.
Preliminary works for the upgrade of the Main North Road intersection with Dalkeith Road and Smith Road are currently underway, with Telstra early works to commence from Wednesday 5 September.