Going to Court? Book Your Free First Appointment

Driving with a Low-Range Prescribed Concentration of Alcohol

Driving with a Low-Range Prescribed Concentration of Alcohol is also known as Low-Range Drink Driving and is an offence under Section 110 of the Road Transport Act 2013 (NSW).

To establish the offence, the prosecution must prove beyond reasonable doubt that:

  1. You drove a motor vehicle, and
  2. You had a blood alcohol concentration of at least 0.05 and no more than 0.79

If it is your first major traffic offence in the past 5 years the penalty is an on-the-spot fine and 3 month licence suspension, or if the case is decided by a court:

  1. A 6 month licence disqualification which can be reduced to 3 months, and
  2. A fine of $2,200

If it is your second or more major traffic offence in the past 5 years the maximum penalty is:

  1. A 3 month licence disqualification which can be reduced to 1 month, Followed by
  2. A 12 month period during which you must have an interlock device installed to your vehicle

Alternatively, the court can ‘exempt’ you from the interlock requirement and impose:

  1. A 12 month licence disqualification which can be reduced to 6 months, and
  2. A fine of $3,300

However, there will be no criminal record, licence disqualification or fine where the court deals with you by way of:

  1. A Section 10(1)(a) dismissal, or
  2. A Conditional release order without a conviction

What Our Clients Say SEE ALL

  • ★★★★★

    Kept me in the loop at all times

    I was made to feel confident and assured from the outset the I would get…

  • ★★★★★

    Easy going personality makes the experience much more manageable

    Very impressed with Kent Park. His calm nature, easy going personality makes the experience much…

  • ★★★★★

    Helpful throughout the entire process

    Salam was professional, thorough and helped me achieve the desired result. He made me feel…

  • ★★★★★

    He helped me so much with my case

    Tuan is the best lawyer in Sydney with so much experience. He helped me so…

Going to Court? Call For Your Free First Appointment