New South Wales Consolidated Regulations
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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 25
Speed limit elsewhere
(1) If a speed limit sign does not apply to a length of road and the length of
road is not in a speed limited area, school zone or shared zone, the
speed limit applying to a driver for the length of road is the
default speed limit.
"Length" of road is defined in the Dictionary,
"school zone" is defined in rule 23,
"shared zone" is defined in rule 24, and
"speed limited area" is defined in rule 22.
"default speed limit" applying to a driver for a length of road in a
built-up area is 50 kilometres per hour.
"Built-up area" is defined in the Dictionary.
"default speed limit" applying to a driver for any other length of road is:
(a) for a driver driving a vehicle with a GVM over 4.5 tonnes or a vehicle and
trailer combination with a GCM over 4.5 tonnes--100 kilometres per hour, or
(b) for any other driver--100 kilometres per hour or as otherwise provided
under another law of this jurisdiction.
Note 1 :
"trailer" are defined in the Dictionary,
"vehicle" is defined in rule 15, and
"GVM" are defined in the Act.
Note 2 : Subrule (3) (a) is not uniform with
the corresponding paragraph in rule 25 of the Australian Road Rules .
Different rules may apply in other Australian jurisdictions.
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