Road crash facts

Apart from the suffering of victims and their loved ones, the financial cost of road fatalities and injuries is about $1 billion each year for the South Australian community.

Road safety progress reports  

Road crash reports

South Australia's Road Safety Annual Progress Reports

Annual crash fact sheets

These fact sheets are primarily sourced from the departments Road Crash Database, providing an in-depth look at the relevant key issues and statistics of each topic, addressing fatal and serious injury crashes.

Alcohol and drugsPDF 56 kB
CyclistsPDF 56 kB
Heavy vehicle driversPDF 99 kB
Males and femalesPDF 198 kB
Metropolitan AdelaidePDF 89 kB
MotorcyclistsPDF 90 kB
Older road usersPDF 155 kB
PedestriansPDF  80 kB
Rural road crashesPDF 1.2 MB
Unlicensed driversPDF 64 kB
Young peoplePDF 298 kB

Local Government Association Maps and Regional Crash Fact Sheets

These fact sheets are produced at a regional level, the associated maps are produced at the LGA level.

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Latest news

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Southern Expressway Community Safety Initiatives

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Cars with defective Takata ‘Alpha’ type airbag inflators to be refused registration in South Australia from 1 November 2018

News archive

Road safety works

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Temporary closure of South Road (northbound) from Friday 5 October

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Safety improvements to the Main North Road intersection with Dalkeith Road and Smith Road

Road safety works archive