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Monday, 06 September 2021 13:33

Essential Guide to Drink Driving

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If you are caught drink driving, you will be required to go to court and your licence will be disqualified. This guide seeks to give you an overview of the types of drink driving charges and the penalties the court may impose. This guide is in relation to Queensland law…
Tuesday, 31 August 2021 13:18

Essential Guide to Disqualified Driving

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Introduction The transport legislation sets out a scheme of disqualifications from driving for certain offences. In addition to this scheme, the courts have a general power to disqualify anyone convicted of any offence that involves the use of a motor vehicle. The purpose of this brief guide is to explain…
Tuesday, 25 May 2021 15:51

High Range Drink Driving Penalties

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For most of our clients the most important question they have when they contact us is what will be the penalty for my high range drink driving charge? It is as you would imagine it’s a difficult question to answer.  What penalty a court in Queensland will impose for a…
Background Section 83 of the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995, creates the offence of driving without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration of other persons using the road or place. This is commonly referred to as “careless driving”. In 2018, the Queensland Government amended section 83…
  You have been given a Notice to Appear at court for a traffic offence. You must show up to court on the date specified in the Notice to Appear. The question is, what happens on the first court date? In this post, we will outline the options you have…
If your licence is disqualified by a Queensland Court for a period in excess of 2 years or is disqualified absolutely you are able to apply for your licence to be reinstated after you have served a minimum of 2 years of the disqualification period. Under no circumstances can you…
Monday, 10 August 2020 09:42

Top 5 Drink Driving Myths

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In this post, we discuss five of the most common drink-driving myths in Queensland and explain why they are exactly that – myths. As a law firm that focus soleoy on traffic law, we frequently represent people who believed that these myths would keep them safe from drink-driving charges. Sadly,…
Monday, 03 February 2020 15:12

Demerit Points on a Queensland Drivers Licence

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We are often contacted by Queensland drivers wondering what their options are when they receive notice that they have exceeded their allowable demerit points.  In Queensland all drivers start with zero points and if an offence is committed anywhere in Australia and that offence carries demerit points as part of…
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