State Wide Review of Restricted (Work) Licences

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Restricted licences, are commonly referred to as work licences.  They permit a convicted drink driver to drive for work purposes.  The licence holder is subjected to a series of conditions regulating … [Read more...]

It’s just a drink driving offence, I can’t go to jail. Can I?

Drink Driving Offence

Most motorists pleading guilty to their first drink driving charge will receive a fine and a loss of their licence.  It is however open for the Magistrate to impose an actual period of imprisonment, … [Read more...]

Traffic Lawyers Guide To Work License Applications

Traffic Law

Disqualification If you have been charged with a Drink Driving offence you must receive a disqualification. This is in addition to any other sentence that the Court may impose.  In some circumstances … [Read more...]

ANPR camera systems set to detect Unregistered Vehicles

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The Queensland Government is set to allow automatic number plate recognition camera systems or ANPR camera systems to detect unregistered drivers, through proposed amendments to the Transport … [Read more...]

Disqualified Driving Sentence

Mollie Roper obtained an exceptional result for this mornings disqualified driving sentence.  Our client was charged with one count of disqualified driving and another count of disqualified driving … [Read more...]

New Traffic Laws and Increased Penalties for Cycle Offences.

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New Traffic Laws Introduce Cycling Reforms. Queensland has new traffic laws following the introductions of the Transport Legislation and Another Regulation Amendment Regulation (No. 1) 2014.  These … [Read more...]

Traffic Law – Can I Refuse a RBT?

A number of clients often ask our traffic lawyers whether they have to provide a specimen of breath.   Some people believe that the police must, upon request, obtain a blood test, others are indignant … [Read more...]

Drink Driving – What Alcohol Limit Applies?

Gold Coast Traffic Lawyers As Gold Coast traffic lawyers who present at QTOP*, we often ask attendees what the various alcohol limits are that apply in Queensland.  There is often as much confusion … [Read more...]

QUEENSLAND IMPOUNDMENT PROCESS

Hooning Laws Hooning and other reckless driving offences can result in the impoundment or immobilisation of a motor vehicle for a period of  seven to 90 days under Queensland Hooning Laws.  For … [Read more...]

NEW PENALTIES FOR HOONING.

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New Penalties for driving offences New anti-hooning and road safety legislation came into effect today.  The penalties for offending are far more significant that those previously imposed.  Offences … [Read more...]