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.

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Last updated: 17 February 2020

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