Traffic Offender Programs


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The Traffic Offender Intervention Program is a driver education course run by organisations such as Police Citizens Youth Clubs across the state.

It aims to educate drivers about driver safety in order to prevent dangerous and reckless driving practices. It also aims to help participants understand the risks involved in speeding, drink and drug driving, driving whilst fatigued and other dangerous conduct.

The Program can be beneficial if you have been charged with a traffic offence such as drink driving as it can help demonstrate to the court that you have taken a positive step to address your dconduct.

The relevant court will normally be provided with a certificate of completion at the end of the Program, which will be taken into account when the magistrate determines your sentence.

About the Traffic Offender Program

 

If you have been referred by the courts to complete the Traffic Offender Program, or if you are considering taking part of your own initiative, you might be wondering what it involves.

The Program consists of a number of education sessions, each of which normally runs for 2 to 3 hours and seeks to teach you about the potential consequences of dangerous driving.

For example, you may learn about how alcohol and drugs affect your driving ability, how the law and road rules operate, how emergency services deal with road trauma, and so on.

Guest speakers and presenters, such as lawyers, police officers, emergency services personnel and victims will provide an insight into the consequences of risky conduct on the roads.

To complete the program, you will be required to attend every session and undertake ‘assessments’ for each session. You will also be asked to write a personal reflection at the end of the Program, an exert of which will often be provided to the relevant court.

Generally, the program runs for a total of 12 to 16 hours, spread across 6 to 8 sessions and weeks. There are also intensive programs which can be completed over one or two weekends.

 

How can the Traffic Offender Program help me?

Aside from teaching valuable driving skills and positive driving behaviours, the Traffic Offender Program can assist you in getting a better outcome in your case.

This is because, at the end of the program, you will receive a certificate to prove that you completed the program.

The certificate will also normally include a personal statement from you about how the program has helped change your driving habits.

That certificate will be taken into account by the magistrate when determining your penalty.

Because participation in the Program helps demonstrate that you have accepted responsibility for your wrongdoing, while showing that you have made a positive effort to change your behaviour, it can help you achieve a more lenient sentence than if you had not taken part,

If you want to find out more about the Program and how it can help you, speak to your lawyer or contact local PCYC.

 

 

Traffic Offender Program Locations

LOCATION

ADDRESS

CONTACT

ALBURY

PCYC Institute
PO Box 7243
Cnr Keene & Andrews Streets

Ph: 6021 7437
Fax: 6023 3857
albury@pcycnsw.org.au

ARMIDALE

PCYC Institute
PO Box 103
176 Rusden Street

Ph: 6772 1023
Fax: 6771 2687
armidale@pcycnsw.org.au

BANKSTOWN

PCYC Institute
PO Box 798
Cnr French Ave & Meredith Street

Ph: 9796 1287
Fax: 9796 7661
bankstown@pcycnsw.org.au

BATHURST

PCYC Institute
Cnr Morrisset & Commonwealth St
PO Box 650

Ph: 6331 2191
Fax: 6332 4406
bathurst@pcycnsw.org.au

BELMORE

PCYC Institute
332 Burwood Road
PO Box 15

Ph: 9759 4934
Fax: 9759 4541
belmore@pcycnsw.org.au

BLACKTOWN

PCYC Institute
PO Box 6059
Blacktown Delivery Centre
30 Second Avenue

Ph: 9622 3470
Fax: 9622 9292
blacktown@pcycnsw.org.au

BROKEN HILL

PCYC Institute
PO Box 1007
Gypsum Street

Ph: (08) 8087 3723
Fax: (08) 8087 2252
brokenhill@pcycnsw.org.au

BULLI

PCYC Institute
PO Box 103
253 Princes Highway

Ph: 4284 3878
Fax: 4285 3197
bulli@pcycnsw.org.au

BURWOOD

PCYC Institute
PO Box 21
11-17 Deane Street

Ph: 9744 0136
Fax: 9744 1225
burwood@pcycnsw.org.au

CAMPBELLTOWN

PCYC Institute
PO Box 426
INGLEBURN 2565
95 Minto Road
MINTO 2566

Ph: 9603 8229
Fax: 9603 8542
campbelltown@pcycnsw.org.au

CESSNOCK

PCYC Institute
196 Wollombi Road

Ph: 4991 1407
Fax: 4990 1937
cessnock@pcycnsw.org.au

COFFS HARBOUR

PCYC Institute
PO Box 6593
74 Bray Street

Ph: 6651 9961
Fax: 6651 9962
coffsharbour@pcycnsw.org.au

COWRA

PCYC Institute
Binnie Creek Road
PO Box 346

Ph: 6341 2035
Fax: 6342 4727
cowra@pcycnsw.org.au

DUBBO

PCYC Institute
PO Box 596
Cnr Erskine & Darling Streets

Ph: 6882 3273
Fax: 6884 9192
dubbo@pcycnsw.org.au

EASTERN SUBURBS

PCYC Institute
26a Bunnerong Road
DACEYVILLE NSW 2032

Ph: 9314 2536
Fax: 9314 2634
easternsuburbs@pcycnsw.org.au

FAIRFIELD / CABRAMATTA

PCYC Institute
Cnr Railway Pde & McBurney Rd
CABRAMATTA NSW 2166

Ph: 9727 8908
Fax: 9724 1658
fairfieldcabramatta@pcycnsw.org.u

GOULBURN

Goulburn Traffic Offenders Program
RJ Sidney Craig Funeral Home
298 Sloane Street

Ph: 4821 0515
Mobile: 0402 009 424

GRIFFITH

PCYC Institute
Po Box 1459
Olympic Street

Ph: 6964 2004
Fax: 6962 9589
griffith@pcycnsw.org.au

GUNNEDAH

PCYC Institute
View Street

Ph: 6742 1586
Fax: 6742 4208
gunnedah@pcycnsw.org.au

HORNSBY /
KU-RING-GAI

PCYC Institute
94 George Street

Ph: 9477 2310
Fax: 9477 6941
hornsby@pcycnsw.org.au

KEMPSEY

PCYC Institute
PO Box 24
38 Bloomfield Street
Kempsey

Ph: 6562 8399
Fax: 6563 1378
kempsey@pcycnsw.org.au

KEMPSEY

Macleay Valley Traffic Offenders Intervention Program
Locked Bag 1 West
Kempsey Community Health Campus Education Centre

Ph: 6562 6066

LAKE ILLAWARRA

PCYC Institute
Reddall Parade
WARILLA NSW 2528

Ph: 4296 4448
Fax: 4297 2903
lakeillawarra@pcycnsw.org.au

LISMORE

PCYC Institute
PO Box 6421
SOUTH LISMORE NSW 2480
Cnr Orion & Dawson Streets

Ph: 6621 6276
Fax: 6622 4119
lismore@pcycnsw.org.au

LITHGOW

PCYC Institute
PO Box 632
Hoskins Avenue

Ph: 6351 2510
Fax: 6351 3104
lithgow@pcycnsw.org.au

MAITLAND

PCYC Institute
PO Box 326
James Street

Ph: 4934 7122
Fax: 4934 5865
maitland@pcycnsw.org.au

MOREE

PCYC Institute
PO Box 205
Boston Street

Ph: 6752 3741
Fax: 6752 8045
moree@pcycnsw.org.au

MOUNT DRUITT

PCYC Institute
PO Box 121
PLUMPTON NSW 2761
453a Luxford Road
SHALVEY NSW 2770

Ph: 9628 2628
Fax: 9835 1199
mountdruitt@pcycnsw.org.au

MUDGEE

PCYC Institute
PO Box 181
50 Market Street

Ph: 6372 1367
Fax: 6372 6536
mudgee@pcycnsw.org.au

MUSWELLBROOK

PCYC Institute
PO Box 469
Cnr Carl & Market Streets

Ph: 6541 1434
Fax: 6541 1974
muswellbrook@pcycnsw.org.au

NEWCASTLE

PCYC Institute
PO Box 133
Cnr Young & Melbourne Streets
BROADMEADOW NSW 2292

Ph: 4961 4493
Fax: 4969 5441
newcastle@pcycnsw.org.au

NIAGARA PARK

PCYC Institute
Community Centre
Washington Ave
Niagara Park

Ph: 4344 7851
Fax: 4344 7852
uminabeach@pcycnsw.org.au

ORANGE

PCYC Institute
PO Box 1247
96 Byng Street

Ph: 6362 1914
Fax: 6361 9420
orange@pcycnsw.org.au

PARKES

PCYC Institute
36-40 Pearce Street

Ph: 6862 3825
Fax: 6862 6377
parkes@pcycnsw.org.au

PENRITH

PCYC Institute
PO Box 647
100 Station Street

Ph: 4732 1755
Fax: 4731 2196
penrith@pcycnsw.org.au

PORT STEPHENS

PCYC Institute
PO Box 313
Austral Street
NELSON BAY NSW 2315

Ph: 4981 3099
Fax: 4984 9065
portstephens@pcycnsw.org.au

SEVEN HILLS

Traffic Offenders Program (TOP) Inc
PO Box 6660 Blacktown 2148
The Hills Sports High School
56 Best Road

Ph:   0418 494 022
trafficoffenders.com.au/board.htm

SINGLETON

PCYC Institute
PO Box 615
High Street

Ph: 6572 1653
Fax: 6571 1932
singleton@pcycnsw.org.au

SOUTH SYDNEY

PCYC Institute
PO Box 655
SURRY HILLS NSW 2010
638 Elizabeth Street
REDFERN NSW 2016

Ph: 9319 4240
Fax: 9318 0131
southsydney@pcycnsw.org.au

ST GEORGE

PCYC Institute
McCarthy Reserve
9 Ador Avenue
ROCKDALE NSW 2216

Ph: 9567 0408
Fax: 9599 4508
stgeorge@pcycnsw.org.au

SUTHERLAND

PCYC Institute
Waratah Park
Eton Street (south)

Ph: 9521 5690
Fax: 9545 1352
sutherland@pcycnsw.org.au

TAMWORTH

PCYC Institute
PO Box 617
2 Darling Street

Ph: 6766 5009
Fax: 6766 5015
tamworth@pcycnsw.org.au

TAREE

PCYC Institute
Commerce Street

Ph: 6551 0292
Fax: 6551 6393
taree@pcycnsw.org.au

TWEED HEADS

PCYC Institute
PO Box 380
Florence Street
TWEED HEADS NSW 2485

Ph: (07) 5599 1714
Fax: (07) 5599 5738
tweedheads@pcycnsw.org.au

UMINA BEACH

PCYC Institute
PO Box 3144
Osborne Avenue

Ph: 4344 7851
Fax: 4344 7852
uminabeach@pcycnsw.org.au

WAGGA WAGGA

PCYC Institute
PO Box 5217
Forsyth Street Mail Centre
228 Gurwood Street

Ph: 6921 5873
Fax: 6921 8550
waggawagga@pcycnsw.org.au

YOUNG

PCYC Institute
PO Box 427
The Young Sports Stadium
Lachlan Street

Ph: 6382 5392
Fax: 6382 4719
young@pcycnsw.org.au 

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