Driver Safety

  • If You Break Down in the Outback

    In the case of a breakdown in the outback, do not leave your vehicle.
    Contact Breakdown Assistance or Emergency Services here.

  • Drive on the Left in Australia

    Take care when driving on Australian roads. Be sure to drive on the left-hand side of two-way roads. Obey the road signs and remember that speed limits are strictly enforced.

  • Drinking and Driving

    You must not drive if your blood alcohol level is 0.05 percent or higher.

  • Mobile Phones

    It is illegal to use a handheld mobile phone when driving.

  • Plan Your Rest Stops

    When travelling long distances, plan your journey to include several rest breaks and ensure you have enough fuel and water.

  • Follow the Aussie Travel Code

    For your safety and enjoyment, slow down, relax and enjoy the freedom of the Flinders Ranges and Outback. Follow the Aussie Travel Code to get the most out of your trip.