Speed limits

Default speed limits

In the Northern Territory (NT), there are different default speed limits depending on where you are driving.

In built-up areas a default speed limit of 60km/h applies unless the town has gazetted a lower default speed limit.

Many towns and communities across the NT have chosen to have a default speed limit of 50km/h or less.

Where a default speed limit applies to a built-up area, a speed limit sign is placed on each road approaching that locality.

The default speed limit outside built-up areas is 110km/h unless otherwise sign posted. Other speed limits apply in some areas.

Print all pages in this section

Last updated: 16 March 2015

Share:

Was this page useful?

Describe your experience

More feedback options

To provide comments or suggestions about the NT.GOV.AU website, complete our feedback form.

For all other feedback or enquiries, you must contact the relevant government agency.