Category: Low Range Drink Driving

Traffic jam

Do I Need a Traffic Lawyer?


Traffic matters can range from a speeding ticket right up to very serious offences like dangerous driving occasioning death. While many of us may have got caught by a red light or speed camera, when it comes to contesting a much more serious charge, getting a professional traffic lawyer really might be your best option. …
Drink driving

Drink Driving: What is the Difference between PCA and DUI?


Driving while under the influence of alcohol or any other intoxicating substance is a criminal offence in Australia. If you are caught driving or in charge of a motor vehicle after consuming a certain amount of alcohol, or another intoxicating substance, you may find yourself facing drink driving charges. There are several different drink driving …
Breath test

Do I Need a Drink Driving Lawyer for a Low Range PCA Offence?


Drink driving as an offence is divided into categories, depending on the level of alcohol found in your blood at the time of testing. A low-range drink driving offence is when you are found driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of between 0.050 and 0.079. Although this is considered a minor drink driving offence, …
Drinking while driving

What should you do if you’re caught drink driving?


Our video and blog post below talks about what should you do if you’re caught drink driving. Drink driving is a serious traffic offence. If you are caught drink driving you can face harsh penalties, depending on the amount of alcohol found in your system at the time. If you have been charged with a …
Watch

How to Beat a Drink Driving Charge


Our video and blog post below talks about the main defences to drink driving. Most people charged with drink driving just plead guilty. However, there are a number of ways to defend drink driving charges. Here are four of the most common defences to drink driving: Unsafe Reading The most common way to defend a …
Drink driving

What is the Penalty for Low Range Drink Driving?


The penalties for ‘low range drink driving‘ (0.05 – 0.079) depend on whether you’ve been convicted of a ‘major traffic offence’ within the previous five years. A ‘major traffic offence’ is a driving offence for which you had to go to court eg drink driving, drive recklessly, drive whilst suspended or disqualified etc. It does …