Australia By car

Road rules

In Australia you drive on the left side. Most cars have automatic transmission.

Speed limits

Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 100 km/h (62 mph) on undivided highways, 100-110 km/h (62-68 mph) on motorways, 100-110 km/h (62-68 mph) on expressways and 50-60 km/h (31-37 mph) in all built-up areas.

Alcohol

It is illegal to drive with blood alcohol content higher than 0.05%.

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Driving side (left or right), transmission (manual or automatic), speed limits, alcohol limit and turn on red allowance.


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Road rules category is available in production API version 2.

Driving license

IDP is required

An International Driving Permit (IDP) is required alongside your original license. IDP can be issued by your local automobile association before you leave home.

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Requirement of original, local or IDP (International Drivers Permit) license when abroad as a tourist.


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Driving license category is available in production API version 2.