The maximum penalty for the offence of “failing to stop” is 7 years in prison.
According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:
- Intensive Correction Order: 42.86%
- Community Service Order: 14.28%
- Conditional Release Order without Conviction: 14.28%
- Imprisonment: 14.28%
- Community Correction Order: 14.28%
The average prison sentence for the offence is 18 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 6 months in prison.