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

16 Jan 2019

The department has committed to improve safety along its transport networks and to provide some practical responses to incidents of object throwing.


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Speed Camera Audit

15 Jan 2019

The South Australian Government conducted an audit of speed cameras to ensure they are operating for safety purposes and not to raise revenue.


News archive

Road safety works

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Kingswood intersection upgrade

17 Apr 2019

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.


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Para Hills junction to get $7.23 million upgrade

08 Apr 2019

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.


Road safety works archive


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