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Legal Defences to Drink Driving and DUI Charges in New South Wales

If you have been charged with drink driving and are going to court, you will more likely than not feel a sense of apprehension, uncertainty and even distress. However, it is important to be aware that an experienced traffic lawyer...

Drink Driving in New South Wales: Laws, Defences and Penalties

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As we head into the holiday period, it’s perhaps timely to provide a reminder that drink driving is a crime in New South Wales – one which can have serious and lasting consequences in terms ones ability to drive, their...

Teen Sentenced to Imprisonment for Aggravated Dangerous Driving Occasioning Death

The teenage driver who caused the death of five friends when he crashed his ute into a tree while travelling at double the speed limit in Buxton in September 2022, has been sentenced to a full term of 12 years...

What are the Penalties for Drink Driving in New South Wales?

The testing of a driver’s breath for alcohol began in New South Wales on 16 December 1968. However, a driver could only be tested after a traffic accident or an alleged detection of a traffic offence.  The prescribed blood alcohol...

The New Offence of Combined Drink and Drug Driving in New South Wales

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Driving under the combined influence of alcohol and other drugs has long been understood to compound the dangers of impaired driving. A drink and drug driving incident involving the roadside deaths of four children in the Sydney suburb of Oatlands...

The Offence of Mid-Range Drink Driving in New South Wales

New South Wales Waratahs and Australian Wallabies hooker Tolu Latu has been fined and disqualified from driving after pleading guilty in Downing Centre Local Court to driving with a middle range prescribed concentration of alcohol and driving whilst suspended. According...

Extreme Drink Driving Cases

Drink driving is the most common criminal offence before the courts each year, making up roughly 20% of all cases in NSW; with mid range drink driving taking the top spot as the state’s most detected criminal offence. While many drivers...

0.05 Alcohol Limit for Drink Driving: Has Australia Got it Right?

In Australia, drivers are required to maintain a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of under 0.05% (i.e. 0.05 grams of alcohol per 100 mL of blood). Readings of 0.05 to 0.079 are classified as ‘low range’, readings between 0.08 and 0.149...

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...
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