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Traffic Law » Driving With Drugs

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Recently, the NSW Government introduced Section 111A into the Road Transport Act 2013 (NSW), which created a new combined drink and drug driving offence. Police can charge you with an offence in contravention of s. 111A of the Road Transport Act if: You are driving a vehicle; and You return a positive reading to driving… Read more »

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.

Drive with an illicit drug present in blood is a “fine only” offence, but it carries an automatic disqualification period of 6 months upon conviction.