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 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.
Older vehicles are over-represented in fatal vehicle crashes and the average age of a vehicle involved in a fatality crash is increasing.
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.
Road users are advised the Anzac Highway/Brighton Road/Tapleys Hill Road intersection will be closed to all traffic for resurfacing works on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights, 13 – 15 August, between 9pm and 6am. Speed and land restrictions will also be in place between 7pm-9pm prior to the full closure.