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Penalty for Throwing Rocks at Vehicles | Section 49A Crimes Act NSW

The maximum penalty for the offence of “throwing rocks at vehicles” is 5 years in prison.

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

  • Community Correction Order: 42.1%
  • Prison: 21.1
  • Conditional Release Order with Conviction: 10.5%
  • Conditional Release Order without Conviction: 10.5%
  • Fine Only: 10.5%
  • s 10A No Other Penalty: 5.3%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 3 months in prison.

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