Road crash facts

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 crash reports

South Australia's Road Safety Annual Progress Reports

Road safety quarterly progress reports*

* Road safety quarterly progress reports were developed by Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR) until 2016.

Annual crash fact sheets

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

Local Government Association Maps and Regional Crash Fact Sheets

These fact sheets are produced at a regional level, the associated maps are produced at the LGA level.

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National Road Safety Week 2022

15 May 2022

National Road Safety Week is being held across Australia from 15 - 22 May 2022.


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Travellers through Port Wakefield asked to plan ahead this Easter long weekend

13 Apr 2022

Holidaymakers travelling through Port Wakefield over the coming long weekends are being asked to be patient and plan ahead for their journeys, as major project works continue.


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Road safety works

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National Road Safety Week 2022

15 May 2022

National Road Safety Week is being held across Australia from 15 - 22 May 2022.


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Travellers through Port Wakefield asked to plan ahead this Easter long weekend

13 Apr 2022

Holidaymakers travelling through Port Wakefield over the coming long weekends are being asked to be patient and plan ahead for their journeys, as major project works continue.


Road safety works archive


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