Young Drivers

Restrictions for young drivers in the Northern Territory

Alcohol Passengers Phones Speed Length of license Age
Zero blood alcohol limit (all levels)

Supervising drivers must hold a full licence and are subject to the same blood alcohol requirements as if they were driving the vehicle (under 0.05)

Zero blood alcohol limit continues for a further 12 months after a full license is attained or until the driver turns 25

No limit provided each can be properly restrained by seatbelts
(all levels)
Must not use a mobile phone including handsfree or loudspeaker
(all levels)
Must drive within the speed limit (all levels) 6 months
24 months 16 years and 6 months

Plates can be displayed interior or exterior but must be clearly visible

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Published 1 July 2019

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