TRAFFIC CASE

Another Licence Appeal Successful

Speeding Offences

Our client is a 26 year medical science student, with a part time job dropping-off medical supplies to various locations. He has a wife and young child. He was detected by police driving at a speed greater than 45 km/h, being 162km/h in an 80km/h zone (ie 82km/h over the speed limit). Police pulled him ... read more ...
TRAFFIC CASE

No Criminal Record Despite Pleading Guilty to Skye’s Law

Speeding Offences

Our client is a dentist in rural NSW. She is often required to attend several clinics in different areas on any one day. She was rushing from one clinic to another at 150kp/h when police activated their lights and siren to pull her over. She panicked and accelerated to 216kp/h, leading police on a 3 ... read more ...
TRAFFIC CASE

Client Avoids Conviction after Police Pursuit at 216km/h

Speeding Offences

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

Speed Camera Case Thrown Out of Court

Speeding Offences

The Magistrate in Hornsby Local Court upheld our 36 year old client’s court election against a LIDAR-detected ticket for speeding by more than 15km per hour on Pennant Hills Road, Pennant Hills. Police issued the ticket based upon a reading from the hand-held device just after 3.45pm on a weekday. Our client was adamant that ... read more ...
TRAFFIC CASE

No Conviction for Speeding by over 45 kp/h

Speeding Offences

In Downing Centre Court, a 52 year old truck driver was given a ‘section 10’ (no licence suspension, no fine and no conviction) after pleading guilty to driving at a speed of 162 kp/h in a 110kp/h zone. His licence is crucial for him to work and provide for his family. ... read more ...