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|
These fact sheets are produced at a regional level, the associated maps are produced at the LGA level.
Older vehicles are over-represented in fatal vehicle crashes and the average age of a vehicle involved in a fatality crash is increasing.
The South Australian Government is committed to the introduction of a heavy vehicle inspection scheme to identify, monitor and mitigate un-roadworthiness of heavy vehicles on South Australian roads.
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.
The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) will be improving safety and traffic flow at the junction of McIntyre Road and The Golden Way, Wynn Vale, by installing an additional right turn lane from The Golden Way into McIntyre Road.