DUI and Drink Driving Offences

Drink driving charges are considered serious charges and may implicate you in different ways based on the nature of the offence. If you have been charged with drink driving, one of the following conditions may apply to you: Drink driving: Section 79(1)- No prior charge Section 79 of the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act … Read more

Speeding Fines QLD

If your vehicle has been detected speeding by a speed camera, you will receive an infringement notice asking you to either pay a fine in 28 days, attend court or nominate a driver. If the vehicle is registered under two people, the person whose name appears first will receive the notice as the operator of … Read more

Drink Driving Paramedic QLD

A QLD paramedic, based in Mackay, that was busted drink driving claimed in court that the Queensland Ambulance Service refused to support her application for a restricted work licence by issuing an affidavit “because it doesn’t look good for the service”. It was heard in court that Zara Renee Tuffin was almost twice the legal … Read more

Careless Driving QLD

Car crash

What is careless driving? Careless driving, or driving without consideration for the safety of road users, is a punishable offence and may attract a penalty of 40 units and/or 6 months imprisonment. According to section 83 of the Transport Operations (Road Use Management) Act 1995 it is: “Any person who drives a motor vehicle on … Read more

Mobile phone detection camera hot spots revealed

Phone in car

In their first week, the phone detection cameras have caught more than 3,000 offending drivers in New South Wales. One of the offered explanations as to why so many drivers are being caught red-handed is that there aren’t any warning signs being used to warn motorists that there are phone detection cameras ahead, unlike speed … Read more

Drivers busted committing common traffic offence by new AI technology

Cars on motorway

How many motorists have been caught so far committing this offence? With the approval and implementation of approximately 45 fixed and mobile cameras across New South Wales on December 1, thousands of drivers have been caught using their phone behind the wheel. Over 3,300 offending motorists have been caught illegally using their mobile phone across … Read more

Alcohol Ignition Interlock Program QLD

What is the Alcohol Ignition Interlock Program? Alcohol Ignition Interlock Program is a technology employed to deter drivers with a record of drink driving from starting or driving their vehicles without a mandatory breath check. A device called ‘Alcohol Ignition Interlock’ is installed to the ignition system of the vehicle, which requires the driver to … Read more

Driver licence suspensions and disqualifications

Blurred red car in motion on the road in autumn forest

If you have allegedly committed a traffic offence, you may have your driver licence suspended. There are different types of suspensions, all with different reasons for the suspension occurring. Regardless of the type of suspension or why you have received it, it is illegal to drive on Queensland roads if driver licence is disqualified or suspended. … Read more

Is drink driving a sackable offence?

A driver’s licence is a privilege that is often taken for granted by families and individuals. For many, it enables them to get to and from work, university and school, and for others, it is a critical critical aspect in their day-to-day job. If someone is to have their licence suspended for driving under the … Read more