Apart from the suffering of victims and their loved ones, the social impacts are devastating to those affected, and the annual cost to the Australian economy has been estimated to be at least $27 billion.
* Road safety quarterly progress reports were developed by Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR) until 2016.
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 drugs||PDF 56 kB|
|Cyclists||PDF 56 kB|
|Heavy vehicle drivers||PDF 99 kB|
|Metropolitan Adelaide||PDF 89 kB|
|Motorcyclists||PDF 90 kB|
|Older Road users||PDF 155 kB|
|Pedestrians||PDF 80 kB|
|Rural road crashes||PDF 1.2 MB|
|Unlicensed drivers||PDF 64 kB|
|Young people||PDF 298 kB|
These fact sheets are produced at a regional level, the associated maps are produced at the LGA level.
Additional vehicles registered in South Australia have now been identified as having been fitted with a “critical” Takata airbag, and will be refused registration to ensure the safety of all road users.
As part of the Regency Road to Pym Street Project there will be a temporary partial closure of the South Road and Regency Road intersection from 5am Monday, 4 January, to 5am Monday, 11 January, weather permitting.
As part of the Darlington Upgrade Project, night and weekend works will be undertaken in the lowered motorway and on South Road to install the final layer of asphalt and line marking.
Motorists are advised of upcoming partial closures of the Heysen Tunnels to allow for essential safety maintenance works.