Driving in Australia

Driving Licence requirements for International Visitors to Australia

International drivers are allowed to drive in Australia, as long as they hold a current driver’s licence from another country.
If the licence is not in English, you must have an English translation or International Driving permit. All International drivers must also carry their passport with them when driving in Australia.

Overseas learner licence requirements NSW Australia

You can continue to learn to drive in NSW, if you hold a current
Learners licence from your country of origin.
For more info on Learner Licence Requirements in NSW

Sydney Driving Instructors and Learn to Drive

Driving tips for tourists in Australia

  • Australians drive on the left hand side of the road
  • Be careful for pedestrian/Zebra crossings, as most pedestrians do not look when crossing the road.
  • Blood alcohol limit of 0.05 percent.
  • The speed limit in suburban areas is 50/60 kph (36 mph ) however look out for the signs and be careful for speed limits during school hours (40kph)

Centre For Road Safety Sydney

  • Driving licence laws and requirements NSW
  • Seat Belt Requirements in NSW Australia
  • Child Restraint Requirements in NSW Australia
  • Speed Penalties in Australia
  • Blood Alcohol Limits in NSW, Australia
  • Driving in Sydney
  • Cycling in Sydney, Australia
  • Driver Fatigue-Tips when driving in Sydney
  • Distance Calculator on Australian Roads

For more information on the above points go to the RTA website: www.rta.nsw.gov.au/roadsafety

Sydney Traffic: Live Web cam and Reports

  • Sydney Live Traffic Reports
  • Sydney Live Web cams/Camera
  • Sydney Regional Live Reports
  • Sydney Traffic Lights
  • Using NSW Roads in Australia
  • Sydney Inner City Web cams/Cameras
  • Sydney West Camera
  • Sydney North Camera
  • Sydney South Camera

Sydney Live Traffic Report