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.
Last updated: 31 January 2020