The Road Safety Centre, located at Thebarton Police Barracks on Port Road, offers traffic education programs and road safety presentations to schools, businesses and community groups. Find out more information on the Road safety education page.
The Road Safety Centre also produces fact sheets, posters and other resources to promote the Fatal Five and smarter choices.
The Road Safety Centre features a mock roadway where young cyclists learn about road and traffic safety in a safe environment. The mock roadway helps children to become familiar with:
The roadway includes:
The mock roadway is available for community use on weekdays from 8am to 10am and 2.30pm to 6pm (8pm during daylight saving) and on weekends from 8am to 6pm (8pm during daylight saving). It is available free of charge but you need to bring your own bike or scooter and safety equipment.
Please note that while these times are usually available, the mock roadway can still be required by SA Police for booked sessions during the above times and will not be available for public use. If the 'DO NOT ENTER' signs are up, please do not enter.
Call 8207 4668 to check availability.
Download the Mock roadway flyer for more information.
Volunteers are central to the success of the Road Safety Centre and we are always looking for new volunteers to join our team.
Volunteers support with the delivery of approved road safety programs at the Centre. Volunteers work weekdays (including school holidays) to assist the team of police officers (road safety educators) deliver the programs to students who attend the Centre from across the state. Session typically involve a classroom presentation followed by a practical session on the mock roadway.
Download the Volunteering at the Road Safety Centre flyer to find out more.