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Are My Demerit Points Deleted When I’m Suspended or Disqualified from Driving?

by Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The demerit point scheme in New South Wales is regulated by Part 3.2 of the Road Transport Act 2013, and its related regulations. How many demerit points do I have to accrue before I am suspended from driving? The law states...

How long does it take to get demerit points back in New South Wales?

by Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The demerit point scheme in New South Wales is regulated by Part 3.2 of the Road Transport Act 2013, and its related regulations. How many demerit points do I have to accrue before I am suspended from driving? The law...

The Laws Relating to Driver Licence Suspensions, Disqualifications and Appeals

by Jason Koh
Traffic law is a complex area that can be a minefield for both those who are considering representing themselves in court and lawyers who are unfamiliar with, or inexperienced in, the field. Here’s a thumbnail sketch of some of the...

What is a Good Behaviour Licence in New South Wales?

by Ugur Nedim
Holders of unrestricted driver licences in New South Wales may elect to obtain a good behaviour licence rather than serve out their driver licence suspensions. What is a good behaviour licence in New South Wales? Section 36 of the Road...

Can I Appeal an On-the-Spot Driver Licence Suspension?

by Ugur Nedim
Police in New South Wales are empowered to immediately suspend a person’s driver licence in certain situations. This power is contained in section 224 of the Road Transport Act 2014, which provides that a police officer may issue an on-the-spot...

When Can NSW Police Immediately Suspend My Driver Licence?

by Ugur Nedim
An immediate driver licence suspension, also known as an on-the-spot suspension, is available to police officers in New South Wales in a range of situations. These situations are listed in section 224(1) of the Road Transport Act 2013 and are...

I’ve Received a Fine in NSW, What Happens Now?

by Jarryd Bartle
Receiving a fine is already a frustrating experience, but struggling to find out how to pay your fine or to check your balance can make things even worse. Here’s some general information about what fines are, how to check if...

How Does the NSW Demerit Point Suspension Scheme Work?

by Paul Gregoire & Ugur Nedim
At around 1 am on Christmas day this year, NSW Central West highway patrol officers pulled over a Nissan Skyline on the Newell Highway near Parkes to randomly breathalyse the driver. However, on checking the details of his licence, officers...

Thousands of Drivers Allegedly Caught by Mobile Phone Detection Cameras

by Sonia Hickey
Just over a week ago, the New South Wales Government introduced new mobile phone detection cameras across the state. During that period, more than 3,000 drivers have allegedly been caught illegally using their phones while driving. Around 45 fixed and...

Driver Accumulates 28 Demerit Points in Road Blitz

by Sonia Hickey
A driver on the New South Wales Central Coast has accumulated 28 demerit points and fined $1348 after being pulled over by Police for using her phone while driving. A mother, she had all three children in the car’s back...
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