Speed limits and speeding

Safer SpeedsSAFER SPEEDS is one of the four cornerstone areas of intervention in the Towards Zero Together road safety strategy to reduce fatalities and serious injuries on our roads.

Focus areas include:

  • Appropriate speed limits Greater application of the default speed limits of 50 km/h in urban areas and 100 km/h in rural areas where a limit above the default cannot be justified.
  • Compliance with speed limits Expansion of fixed safety cameras in urban areas, and average speed safety cameras on major regional and interstate routes, as well as more closely aligning speeding penalties with the road safety risk.

Adelaide Hills Council Area Speed Limit Review

Visit speedcameras.sa.gov.au for the latest speed and red light camera information.

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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.


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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.


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