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Road Statistics

Road crash statistics are updated by Traffic Support Branch daily.  These are preliminary statistics.

Daily update of fatal crashes  PDF icon PDF

Daily update of serious injury crashes  PDF icon PDF

Daily update of casualties to midnight  PDF icon PDF

 

Historical crash statistics

Fatal Crashes 2013

Fatal Crashes 2012

Fatal crashes 2011

Fatal crashes 2010

Fatal crashes 2009

 

  Fatalities Fatal Crashes Serious Injuries Serious Injury Crashes
2013 98 90 803 697
2012 94 86 787 673
2011 103 95 931 780
2010 118 105 1,050 886
2009 119 104 1,109 909
2008 99 87 1,218 996
2007 125 108 1,361 1,083
2006 117 104 1,357 1,091
2005 147 126 1,296 994
2004 139 128 1,330 1,070

 

Other sources

Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) also give a daily update of fatalities and serious injuries on South Australian roads as well as monthly road crash reports.

http://www.dpti.sa.gov.au/roadsafety/road_crash_facts/sa_crashes

Where do fatal crashes occur?

  • In 2012  67% of all fatalities occurred on rural roads

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Who is involved?

  • In 2012 77% of the people that died in a crash were male  

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What are the causes?

  • In 2012  30% of drivers and passengers who died were not wearing a seatbelt
     
  • In 2012  40% of fatal crashes involved alcohol and/or drugs as a factor

  • In 2012  27% of fatal crashes involved speed or driving in a dangerous manner 

 

Data based on 2012 statistics.  Sourced from SAPOL crash data

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Road crashes on South Australian roads

  • kill a person every 2 to 3 days;
  • injure 24 people each day;
  • admit 4 people to hospital every day; and
  • cause serious damage to over 200 vehicles each day.

 

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