Medical fitness to drive

Drivers: conditions on your licence

The following list includes the types of vehicle modifications and licence conditions that may be applied to your NT driver licence after a medical assessment:

Modified vehicle required - V

You must only drive a motor vehicle fitted with specified driver aids, or modifications as directed in writing by the Registrar of Motor Vehicle Registry.

Steering spinner knob - left - VA

You may only drive vehicles fitted with a left hand spinner knob.

Steering spinner knob - right - VB

You may only drive vehicles fitted with a right hand spinner knob.

Power steering only - VC

You may only drive vehicles fitted with power steering.

Automatic vehicle only - VD

You may only drive vehicles fitted with an automatic transmission.

Modified indicator arm - left - VE

You may only drive vehicles fitted with an extended indicator arm - left.

Modified indicator arm - right - VF

You may only drive vehicles fitted with an extended indicator arm - right.

Head operated indicators - VG

You may only drive a vehicle fitted with indicators operated by head movements.

Accelerator left of brake - VH

You may only drive a vehicle with an accelerator pedal fitted to the left of the brake pedal.

Hand operated foot controls - VI

You may only drive a vehicle fitted with hand operated controls for brakes and the accelerator. 

External mirrors left and right - VJ

You may only drive vehicles fitted with external mirrors to the left and right hand side of the vehicle.

Wide angle interior mirror - VK

You can only drive vehicle fitted with a wide-angle interior rear view mirror.

Electronic Embedded Steering Spinner Knob - VL

The licence holder may only drive a vehicle fitted with an Electronic Embedded Steering Spinner Knob.

Licence restrictions apply - X

You must only drive a vehicle to which you are licensed subject to the restrictions listed below.

Periodical medical review required - XA

You have been issued a licence subject to a periodic medical review.

For training and assessment only - XC

You are issued a licence for training and assessment purposes only. This is usually issued if you need a driving test or rehabilitation assessment before your licence renewal or re-licensing after a medical suspension.

No driving between sunset and sunrise - XD

You are not to drive between sunset and sunrise.

Licence class area restricted - XF

The driver licence is only valid in a specific area.

Drive in company of rehabilitation service - XG

You can only drive when accompanied by an instructor experienced in rehabilitation training. This is applied if you are suffering from a medical condition and require training prior to re-applying for your driver licence.

In company of full licence holder - XH

The licence holder may only drive when accompanied by a person holding a full licence for the class of vehicle being driven.

Zero % BAC - XJ

The licence holder must have zero blood alcohol concentration. 

Zero % BAC when riding a motorcycle - XK

The licence holder must have zero blood alcohol concentration while riding a motorcycle. 

Refer to drivers instrument - XQ

The licence holder may only drive subject to specific conditions other than those listed.

Lenses when driving vehicles more than eight tonnes - XR

The licence holder must wear corrective lenses at all times while driving a commercial vehicle or vehicle greater than eight tonnes.

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Last updated: 10 July 2019

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