Incident Response Vehicle, Process & Costs

Philip Swift made this Freedom of Information request to SA Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

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SA Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure did not have the information requested.

Dear SA Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure,

What technologies do you possess / use that are similar to the innovative all-in-one response vehicle that can stop and direct motorway traffic after incidents – then clean up spillages and repair the road afterwards.

For further information about the stated process, please see:


1. provide a 2019 example of the technology being used with costs (but personal information redacted) i.e. the attendance records, times, events and ultimate breakdown of charges for the attendance, spill repair technique involved to departure and advise:

a. When was the process incepted?
b. What problems/issues have the process given rise to if any?
c. What reduction is road-surfacing has been achieved?
d. What savings have this process achieved?

If you are not the appropriate authority i.e. you do not hold this information, please could you advise to whom I should direct my request

My thanks in anticipation

Yours faithfully,

Philip Swift

DPTI:FOI, SA Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

Good afternoon

In response to your email query (copy below) I advise that the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure does not have such a vehicle.

If you are seeking access to documentation from this Department that is not publically available and/or is not published on the Department's website, the system in South Australia requires a Freedom of Information application to be lodged in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 1991.

Details of this process can be found via the following link:

Thank you.

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