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Penalties for Speeding

The penalty you will face for a speeding offence depends on a number of factors, including:

  • The number of kilometres over the speed limit you were travelling,
  • The type of vehicle you were driving or riding,
  • The type of licence you held, and
  • Whether double demerits apply.

Penalty notices

The following table of penalty notices (also known as speeding tickets or speeding fines) is current at 20 June 2020.

Speeding Offences   Fine Demerit Points
CLASS A MOTOR VEHICLE (VEHICLES UP TO 4.5 TONNES EG CARS AND MOTORCYCLES)
Exceed speed 10 km/h and under (other than a learner or provisional licence) $121 1
Exceed speed 10 km/h and under (learner or provisional licence) $121 4
Exceed speed over 10 km/h (other than a learner or provisional licence) $280 3
Exceed speed over 10 km/h (learner or provisional licence) $280 4
Exceed speed over 20 km/h $481 4
Exceed speed over 30 km/h $920 5
Exceed speed over 45 km/h $2,482 6
CLASS B MOTOR VEHICLE (VEHICLES MORE THAN 4.5 TONNES BUT LESS THAN 12 TONNES EG TRUCKS AND HEAVY VEHICLES)
Exceed speed 10 km/h and under (other than a learner or provisional licence) $360 1
Exceed speed 10 km/h and under (learner or provisional licence) $360 4
Exceed speed over 10 km/h (other than a learner or provisional licence) $481 3
Exceed speed over 10 km/h (learner or provisional licence) $481 4
Exceed speed over 20 km/h $599 4
Exceed speed over 30 km/h $920 5
Exceed speed over 45 km/h $2,482 6
CLASS C MOTOR VEHICLE (VEHICLES MORE THAN 12 TONNES EG LARGE TRUCKS AND HEAVY VEHICLES)
Exceed speed 10 km/h and under (other than a learner or provisional licence) $360 1
Exceed speed 10 km/h and under (learner or provisional licence) $360 4
Exceed speed over 10 km/h (other than a learner or provisional licence) $481 3
Exceed speed over 10 km/h (learner or provisional licence) $481 4
Exceed speed over 20 km/h $599 4
Exceed speed over 30 km/h $1,441 5
Exceed speed over 45 km/h $3,762 6
HEAVY VEHICLES SPECIAL SPEED LIMIT – 100 KM/H
CLASS B MOTOR VEHICLE
Exceed speed 10 km/h and under (other than a learner or provisional licence) $360 1
Exceed speed 10 km/h and under (learner or provisional licence) $360 4
Exceed speed over 10 km/h (other than a learner or provisional licence) $481 3
Exceed speed over 10 km/h (learner or provisional licence) $481 4
Exceed speed over 20 km/h $599 4
Exceed speed over 30 km/h $920 5
Exceed speed over 45 km/h $2,482 6
CLASS C MOTOR VEHICLE
Exceed speed 10 km/h and under (other than a learner or provisional licence) $360 1
Exceed speed 10 km/h and under (learner or provisional licence) $360 4
Exceed speed over 10 km/h (other than a learner or provisional licence) $481 3
Exceed speed over 10 km/h (learner or provisional licence) $481 4
Exceed speed over 20 km/h $599 4
Exceed speed over 30 km/h $1,441 5
Exceed speed over 45 km/h $3,762 6
LEARNER SPECIAL SPEED LIMIT – 90 KM/H
Learner exceed speed 10 km/h and under $121 4
Learner exceed speed over 10 km/h $280 4
Learner exceed speed over 20 km/h $481 4
Learner exceed speed over 30 km/h $920 5
Learner exceed speed over 45 km/h $2,482 6
PROVISIONAL P1 SPECIAL SPEED LIMIT – 90 KM/H
Provisional P1 exceed speed 10 km/h and under $121 4
Provisional P1 exceed speed over 10 km/h $280 4
Provisional P1 exceed speed over 20 km/h $481 4
Provisional P1 exceed speed over 30 km/h $920 5
Provisional P1 exceed speed over 45 km/h $2,482 6
PROVISIONAL P2 SPECIAL SPEED LIMIT – 100 KM/H
Provisional P2 exceed speed 10 km/h and under $121 4
Provisional P2 exceed speed over 10 km/h $280 4
Provisional P2 exceed speed over 20 km/h $481 4
Provisional P2 exceed speed over 30 km/h $920 5
Provisional P2 exceed speed over 45 km/h $2,482 6
PASS SCHOOL BUS AT MORE THAN 40 KM/H
CLASS A MOTOR VEHICLE
Pass school bus at more than 40 km/h – 10 km/h and under (other than a learner or provisional licence) $121 1
Pass school bus at more than 40 km/h – 10 km/h and under (learner or provisional licence) $121 4
Pass school bus at more than 40 km/h – over 10 km/h (other than a learner or provisional licence) $280 3
Pass school bus at more than 40 km/h – over 10 km/h (learner or provisional licence) $280 4
Pass school bus at more than 40 km/h – over 20 km/h $481 4
Pass school bus at more than 40 km/h – over 30 km/h $920 5
Pass school bus at more than 40 km/h – over 45 km/h $2,482 6
CLASS B MOTOR VEHICLE
Pass school bus at more than 40 km/h – 10 km/h and under (other than a learner or provisional licence) $360 1

Court imposed penalties

The following are some of the penalties a court can impose where the matter comes before a court.

Offence Court Maximum Fine Licence Disqualification
Exceed speed limit by: Light Vehicles Heavy Vehicles
Not more than 10 km/h $2,200 $2,200
More than 10 km/h but not more than 20 km/h $2,200 $2,200
More than 20 km/h but not more than 30 km/h $2,200 $2,200
More than 30 km/h but not more than 45 km/h $2,200 $2,200 3 months (minimum)
More than 45 km/h $2,200 $3,300 6 months (minimum)

However, it is important to be aware that a fine will not be imposed if the court uses its discretion to order a section 10 dismissal or a condition release order without conviction.

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