Freeway

Traffic problems

The latest push for an investigation into passenger rail through the Hills is a clear sign the State Transport Minister Corey Wingard’s stark rejection of…

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Off the rails

The State Government’s refusal to entertain the concept of a rail link to the Hills leaves the region without a major option to solve its…


Traffic woes

The major delays faced by commuters traversing the freeway during peak hour last week are yet another sign that a solution to Adelaide’s freight traffic…


Freeway delays

The next few months could prove to be a testing time for the thousands of motorists who use the South Eastern Freeway on a daily…


Freeway noise

Growing concerns over traffic noise along the freeway have highlighted an inequity between SA’s road policies and those interstate.Over the past few years, the level…


Road rage

Monday’s truck accident on the freeway near Crafers has again focused attention on road sharing. Heavy vehicles, it seems, are again in the spotlight as…


Heavy handed

The State Government last week softened penalties for truck and bus drivers caught speeding on the freeway’s downtrack. Previously, first offenders faced an automatic six-month…


Freeway safety

Since the Heysen Tunnels opened in March 2000, a raft of improvements have been made to the freeway’s down-track to increase its safety. A third…


Traffic congestion

Traffic congestion along the freeway is becoming an increasing concern among Hills commuters. The planned additional lane between Crafers and Stirling will likely ease some…


Speed cameras

The State Government’s new freeway speed camera next to the existing Leawood Gardens camera will specifically target trucks and buses and is being done to…