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.
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|
|Males and females||PDF 198 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|
Get your walking shoes on this Friday, 19 May 2017, for National Walk Safely to School Day.
To demonstrate the safety benefits of newer cars, ANCAP (Australasian New Car Assessment Program) crash tested a 2015 Toyota Corolla with a 1998 Toyota Corolla. The test found that the driver of the older Corolla would likely have died as a result of the 64km/h collision, whereas the driver of the newer Corolla — which has a five-star safety rating — would have sustained minor injuries.
Safety will soon be improved at the Angle Vale Road intersection with Curtis Road and McGee Road at Penfield Gardens.
A total of 52 kilometres of audio tactile linemarking will be installed on various roads in the northern area of South Australia with works commencing Wednesday, 5 April 2017.