TRAFFIC CASE

Client Avoids Conviction after Police Pursuit at 216km/h

Dangerous Driving

Police pursuit, also known as ‘Skye’s law’, is treated seriously by the courts. The latest sentencing statistics for Skye’s law cases show that 933 cases came before the courts in the past 4 years. Of those cases, 387 people were sent to prison (41%), 177 received ‘suspended prison sentences’ (19%), 155 received good behaviour bonds ... read more ...
TRAFFIC CASE

Not Guilty of all charges including Aggravated Dangerous Driving Occasioning Death

Dangerous Driving

A Jury in Downing Centre District Court found our 22 year old client ‘not guilty’ of all charges after a hard-fought two week trial involving extensive expert evidence. Our client faced charges of Aggravated Dangerous Driving Occasioning Death, Dangerous Driving Occasioning Death, Negligent Driving Occasioning Death and Police Pursuit (‘Skye’s Law‘). The charges arose from ... read more ...