Traffic Offences

A conviction for serious charges such as disqualified driving, drink or drug driving and dangerous driving can result in high fines, loss of licence and even jail. Loss of your licence for whatever reason can have a significant impact on your employment and your family life.

 

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Early and effective advice and strong representation is the key. We are a division of Queensland’s largest  private criminal law firm and our business is built on personal, expert service. Our experienced lawyers will explain your options, likely penalties and your eligibility for work licences.

 

We prepare your matter so that you achieve the best possible result. There are steps and courses we will recommend for you which will help you deal with your driving related problem and also achieve a better outcome in court.

 

It’s easy to make mistakes on the road. If you have made one, give us a call or make an online enquiry to put your mind at rest. On this page you will find useful information on traffic offences and some actual case studies to assist you to understand how traffic charges are dealt with by the courts.

Drink Driving

 

The seriousness of a drink driving charge depends on what you have consumed and the level of your intoxication. Your prior traffic record and whether you have previous convictions for similar offences will also influence the penalty. For more information, visit our Drink Driving  page.

 
Other Traffic Offences
 

Traffic offences, in addition to penalties of fines and jail time, can also be punished with periods of licence disqualification. For the best chance at keeping your licence, read more information at our Other Traffic Offences page.

Work Licence

If you have been charged with drink/drug driving, driving more than 40 km/hr over the speed limit or your licence is to be suspended because you have lost your good driving behaviour licence then you may be able to get a work licence.  For more information, visit our Licence Applications Page.

 

Disqualified Driving

 

It is an offence to drive a motor vehicle on a road if you do not hold a valid driver licence.  There are many categories of unlicensed driving and the penalties vary. It can get very serious if you are a repeat offender or have driven in contravention of a Court order.  To learn more, read our Disqualified Driving page.

Dangerous Driving 

 

A number of different charges are classed as "dangerous driving", including speeding excessively and being affected by an intoxicating substance. To learn more about dangerous driving charges, visit our Dangerous Driving page

 

Drug Driving 

 

The seriousness of a drug driving charge depends on what you have consumed and the level of your intoxication. Your prior traffic record and whether you have previous convictions for similar offences will also influence the penalty. For more information, visit our Drug driving  page.

 

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