Traffic Offences

The table below lists just some of the more common traffic offences prosecuted in the Local Court. There are of course many other offences which we can advise you on.

The penalties for each offence range from a no-conviction to full-time imprisonment including license disqualifications. The penalty is determined by a number of factors. There are also defences available to some offences.

These penalties are a guide only and may not apply to you. Contact us today to discuss the possible penalties and defences available to your case.

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*The Penalties below are relevant to first offences only

OFFENCE MAX. FINE MAX. JAIL AUTOMATIC
DISQUALIFICATION
MINIMUM
DISQUALIFICATION
Negligent Driving Causing Death $3,300 18 months 3 years 12 months
Negligent Driving Causing Grievous Bodily Harm $2,200 9 months 3 years 12 months
Furious/Reckless Driving $2,200 9 months 3 years 12 months
Novice Range PCA $1,100 Nil 6 months 3 months
Special Range PCA $1,100 Nil 6 months 3 months
Low Range PCA $1,100 Nil 6 months 3 months
Middle Range PCA $2,200 9 months 12 months 6 months
High Range PCA $3,300 18 months 3 years 12 months
Driving Under the Influence (DUI) $2,200 9 months 12 months 6 months
Wilfully Alter Blood Concentration $3,300 18 months 3 years 12 months
Refuse Breath Analysis $3,300 18 months 3 years 12 months
Refuse Breath Test $1,100 Nil 6 months Nil

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