Penalty for Injuries by Furious Driving, etc | Section 53 Crimes Act NSW


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The maximum penalty for the offence of “injuries by furious driving, etc.”

According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:

  • Suspended Sentence: 27%
  • Section 9 Bond: 20%
  • Prison: 18%
  • CSO: 14%
  • ICO: 9%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b) & (c): 5%
  • Fine Only: 5%
  • Home Detention: 2%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 12 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 6 months in prison.