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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...

The Laws Relating to Driver Licence Suspensions, Disqualifications and Appeals

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...

Drivers Getting the Message about Drink Driving

NSW police have praised drivers for the marked improvement in road safety behaviour over the recent Easter holiday season. Despite the strong police presence, the number of people detected for drink driving was significantly lower than last year. NSW police...

The Importance of Seeking Legal Advice Early

Being charged with a criminal offence can be a daunting and confronting experience - so it’s natural to try and put things to the back of your mind until you feel ready to deal with them. As criminal lawyers, we...

Avoiding a Criminal Record by Doing Rehab

Section 10 dismissal and conditional release orders are often considered the ‘holy grail’ of sentencing outcomes. As mentioned in several of our blogs, section 10 dismissals and conditional release orders of the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999 allows a person to avoid a...

Can My Breath Analysis Results Be Thrown Out of Court?

Most people who return a positive breath test will plead guilty and take steps towards securing the most lenient penalty, often seeking to avoid a criminal conviction and licence disqualification. Those steps might include getting an experienced lawyer, completing a...

Should We Have Stricter Driver Licensing Requirements?

We all have that one friend or family member who possesses questionable driving skills. And if you’re someone who drives on a regular basis, you might often find yourself wondering how certain drivers on our roads managed to get their...

Top Ten Tips For Representing Yourself When Pleading Guilty to Drink Driving

Drink driving is one of the most common criminal offences before the NSW courts. Many people charged with drink driving will wish to plead guilty and get it over with, but won’t have the financial resources to hire a lawyer....

Intensive Traffic Offenders Rehabilitation Program (TORP) – Now also at Parramatta

Being charged with a major traffic offence such as drink driving can be distressing, especially if it comes with a period of disqualification. But just because you’ve been charged with a traffic offence, it doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be convicted...

Intensive Traffic Offender Program now available in Sydney

Traffic Offender Programs are courses designed to inform drivers about the dangers of certain driving habits – such as drink driving, speeding and driving whilst fatigued. They are often undertaken by those who have been charged with major traffic offences...
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