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.
Last updated: 17 February 2020
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