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Traffic Law

Drive Under the Influence of Drugs

Driving under the influence of drugs is a serious offence that carries a maximum penalty of imprisonment. Upon conviction, an automatic disqualification period of 12 months applies. Read More


    Driving in a Manner/Speed Dangerous

    The offence of driving in a manner or speed dangerous is a criminal offence and carries a maximum penalty of imprisonment. There is also an automatic disqualification from driving of 3 years. Read More

      Driving Whilst Cancelled

      Driving whilst your licence is cancelled is a serious offence. Upon conviction, your licence will be disqualified. A maximum penalty of 6 months imprisonment also applies. Read More

        Driving Whilst Disqualified

        Driving whilst disqualified involves the disobedience of a court order and therefore viewed seriously by the Courts. The offence carries a maximum penalty of 18 months imprisonment and up to 12 months disqualification. Select here for more information. Read More


          Driving Whilst Suspended

          The offence of driving whilst suspended carries a maximum penalty of 18 months imprisonment and up to 12 months disqualification. Select here for more information. Read More

            Habitual Traffic Offender Declaration

            Being declared an Habitual Traffic Offender can result in substantial periods off the road. More than one declaration can mean over 10 years disqualification. The declarations can be appealed. Select here for more information. Read More

              Licence Suspension Appeals

              If you have been suspended by the RTA or Police for speeding, or are a Provisional Licence holder who has incurred excessive demerit points, you may be able to appeal that decision to the Local Court. Select here for more information. Read More