Driving Offences2023-12-06T00:56:06+11:00

DRIVING OFFENCES

Nichole has experience from licence appeals to serious criminal matters.  Whatever your criminal matter Nichole can assist. A strong advocate, Nichole loves being in court and has positive relationships with local practitioners, barristers and the prosecution.

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  • Drive whilst disqualified
  • Speeding Offences
  • Mobile Phones Offences
  • Negligent Driving

Driving Offences: Results

Single Offences

Offence: Drive whilst suspended – first offence

Maximum Penalty:  $3,000 or imprisonment for 6 months

Minimum Penalty:  disqualification 3 months

Result: 3 months disqualified and fine of $1,800

Offence: Mid-Range DUI – first offence

Maximum Penalty: Imprisonment 9 months and/or fine $2,200
Minimum Penalty: Automatic licence disqualification 12 months or 6 months

Result: Disqualified 4 months; fine $900 and Community Service Order 12 months

Offence: Drive whilst suspended – first offence

Maximum Penalty: $3,000 or imprisonment for 6 months
Minimum Penalty: disqualification 3 months

Result: 4 months disqualified and fine of $800

Maximum Penalty: Imprisonment 12 months and/or $5,500 fine, Automatice /mandatory licence disqualifaction: automatic 12 months disqualification or 6 months (Min)

Facts: 8 drive while disqualifed

Result: ICO, Home detention for 9 months, 8 months disqualified, $4,000 fine

Maximum Penalty: Imprisonment 9 months and/or $2,200 fine

Disqualification: 3 months (min); 6 month (max)

Result: 3 months disqualification and $500 fine

Offence: Drive whilst suspended – first offence

Maximum Penalty: $3,000 or imprisonment for 6 months
Minimum Penalty: disqualification 3 months

Result: 4 months disqualified and fine of $800

Multiple Offences

Offence 1: Mid Range DUI – first offence

Maximum Penalty: 9 months imprisonment and/or a fine of $2,200, Automatic licence disqualification for 12 months (max); Min disqualification for 6 months

Result: Disqualified for 3 months and fine of $600

Offence 2: Exceed speed limit >20km

Maximum Penalty: Fine $2,200

Result: Fine of $250

Offence 3: Drive whilst disqualified – first offence

Maximum Penalty: 6 months imprisonment and/or a fine of $3,300. Automatic disqualification 6 months or 3 months minimum

Result:Disqualified for 3 months and fine of $400

To be served concurrently – at the same time

Offence 1: Drive with high-range PCA – first offence

Maximum Penalty: Imprisonment 18 months and or fine of $3300 automatic disqualification period 7 years or 12 months (min)

Result: Disqualified for 8 months; Community Corrections Order 12 months and $750 fine

 

Offence 2: Never licenced person drive the vehicle on the road – first offence

Maximum Penalty: $2,200 fine

Result: $400 fine

 

Offence 3:Not stop at the line/sign at a level crossing

Maximum Penalty: $2,200 fine

Result: $150 fine

Licence Appeals:

Offence 1: Exceed speed limit not more than 10 km x 2, RMS suspension 3 months

Result: Appeal Successful – No Suspension

Offence 1: Drive vehicle with prescribed illicit drug present, RMS suspension 3 months

 

Result: Appeal Successful – No Suspension

Offence 1: Exceed speed limit by more than 10kms but not more than 20kms, RMS suspension 3 months

 

Result: Suspension reduced from 3 months to 2 weeks

Maximum Penalty: 3 months suspension

Result: Reduced to 2 months

Offence 1: Exceed speed limit by more than 30kms but not more than 45kms, RMS suspension 3 months

Result: Appeal Successful – No Suspension 

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