Motoring articles

No crashes, but visitors misbehave

RIVERLANDERS have been praised for their behaviour on and off the road over the long weekend, however a number of Loxton visitors “played up”, the region’s police chief says.

Motorbike cops descend, but SAPOL says…what blitz?

AN increased police presence in the Riverland this week has divided locals in the lead-up to the October long-weekend.

Local highway funding signed, sealed

STRETCHES of the notoriously dangerous Brown’s Well Highway are set to be upgraded following yesterday’s federal funding announcement of more than $600,000 for local areas of the Barker region.

Speed limit cuts rejected

LOXTON Waikerie councillors have decided against recommendations to lower speed limits from 60km/h to 50km/h on five Loxton roads.

Opinions split on traffic blitz

SUGGESTIONS the recent traffic blitz in the Riverland – and the prospects of a repeat event over Easter – could harm local business trade have divided locals.