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Vehicles, Parking, Transport and Roads

Vehicles

Rules of the road

In order to operate a motor vehicle or ride a motorcycle in the State of South Australia, you must hold a valid driver's licence and comply with the many different laws governing road users.

Visit the Driving in South Australia page of the Department for Infrastructure and Transport (DIT) website for a list of links covering Road Rules, how and when to apply, re-apply or convert your driver's licence to a South Australia Driver's licence if you hold one from another state or country and more.

If you see someone driving dangerously, record the car registration and any other identifying information and report to SA Police on Ph: 131444

If you see someone doing burnouts - intentionally marking the roads with tread marks - record the car registration and any other identifying information and report to SA Police on 131 444.

Registration and insurance

All motor vehicles that are driven on South Australian roads must be road-worthy and registered. This involves the payment of a fee, which includes a component to cover Compulsory Third Party (Bodily) Insurance. This insurance does not cover damage to property such as your or another person's vehicles. For this, you must take out separate insurance through a commercial provider.

Visit the Vehicle Registration information page of the SA Government information website for more information.

Public Transport

The City of Salisbury has a major Bus and Train interchange located in the City Centre off Gawler Street, Salisbury. Timetables can be accessed from the Adelaide Metro website.

Bus shelters within the City of Salisbury are maintained by Council. Damaged bus shelters should to be reported to Council's Customer Centre on 08 8406 8222 or by filling in and submitting the online form here

New bus shelter requests should be emailed or forwarded in writing to the Customer Centre at the City of Salisbury, PO Box 8, Salisbury, 5108, or email city@salisbury.sa.gov.au detailing the bus route, bus stop, road name and which side of the road the new bus shelter is requested.

Roads maintenance

DIT maintains the following roads. Any problems with these roadways should be reported on 1800 018 313.

Road Name Suburb or Section
Bolivar Road Port Wakefield to Kings Road
Bridge Road All in Salisbury Council Area
Churchill Road North All in Salisbury Council Area
Commercial Road From Park Tce to John Rice Ave
Elder Smith Road From Main North Road to Salisbury Hwy
Heaslip Road All in Salisbury Council Area
Kings Road All in Salisbury Council Area
McIntyre Road All in Salisbury Council Area
Main North Road All in Salisbury Council Area
Montague Road All in Salisbury Council Area
Nelson Road Montague Road to Grand Junction Road
Park Terrace All in Salisbury Council Area
Port Wakefield Road All in Salisbury Council Area
Salisbury Highway John Rice Ave to Magazine Road
Smith Road All in Salisbury Council Area
The Grove Way All in Salisbury Council Area
Walkleys Road All in Salisbury Council Area
Waterloo Corner Road All in Salisbury Council Area

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