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High Range Drink Driving

Traffic Offences: Hot Spots for Getting Caught

Home to tourist hotspots like Manly and Palm Beach, the Northern Beaches is one of the most scenic areas of Sydney. But according to data obtained by Fairfax Media, the region also has the highest number of drink driving offences,...

Should Interlock Devices be Fitted to All Vehicles?

Getting behind the wheel in Australia means having to obey a whole host of traffic rules – but imagine if this included a mandatory breath test before you even turned the ignition! While fitting an ‘alcohol interlock device’ may be...

Judges Gone Bad: Drunk Judges Misbehaving

Most of us enjoy having a drink or two from time to time, and judges are no different. But not everyone behaves themselves on the drink, including some members of our esteemed judiciary. If you’ve ever been in trouble for...

Frequently Asked Questions about Traffic Cases

As Sydney’s criminal and traffic law specialists, our lawyers receive queries about traffic matters every day. Here are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions: 1. I’ve been give a speeding ticket. Can I take the case...

Drink Driving Detective was Unlicensed for Over 20 Years

They’re supposed to set the standard for other road users to follow - but in an incident that calls into question the effectiveness of checks within the NSW Police Force, it has been reported that a police officer who was...

Cars of First-Time Drink Drivers to be Impounded

Under tough new drink driving laws, Victorian drivers who are caught with a blood alcohol reading higher than 0.10 and are first-time offenders could lose their cars to the impound lot for a month. The controversial laws are due to...

The Treat That Can Make You Fail A Breath Test!

Cherry Ripes, tooth-pastes, Strepsils, mouthwashes, cough medicines and antibiotics have all been blamed for causing drivers to fail breath tests. But can these seemingly innocuous substances ever really be the culprit? It is well-known that alcohol from some mouthwashes and...

Should low-range drink drivers get criminal records?

If you have been charged with drink driving, you are certainly not alone. Drink driving, also known as ‘P.C.A.’, is the most common offence in NSW Local Courts, accounting for 20% of all cases. And it may surprise you that...

New Penalties for High Range Drink Driving are Nearly Here

Has someone you know been charged with drink driving? If so, they may be familiar with how drink driving cases are dealt with in court. However, they may not be aware that law relating to drink driving are about to...

Operation ‘Safe Arrival’ Targets Drivers Over The Holiday Period

Once again, the annual Christmas-New Years road safety campaign has seen a significant number of motorists charged with various traffic offences. Dubbed ‘Operation Safe Arrival,’ the two-week long double demerit period, which began at midnight on the 19th of December...
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