A SPEED reduction of 30 km/h on the Sturt Highway just outside of Nuriootpa “could be the difference between life and death”, according to transport and infrastructure minister Stephan Knoll.
THE Environment Protection Authority (EPA) has seized 125 bales of used cans and bottles from a truck driver stopped by police in Willaston, and is investigating whether they were brought into South Australia to take advantage of the 10-cent recycling refund.
THE Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) has confirmed that “issues” exist with an overtaking lane that was recently installed on the Sturt Highway, just north of Nuriootpa.
A MALE driver left a tri-axle trailer on the side of the Sturt Highway on Friday after losing control of it and causing cargo to fall off.
A RED Holden sedan mowed down 30 railing posts before coming to rest in the middle of the Sturt Highway, Willaston, on Friday morning.
TWO drivers suffered injuries when their cars collided near Nuriootpa on Thursday, October 5.
LARGE B-double trucks that were previously unable to use the Sturt Highway have
now been given approval to do so, between Gawler and the Victorian border.
POLICE and emergency services were kept busy on Monday morning, attending two crash scenes in two hours.