Traffic offences are unique in that they often attract the same penalties as the criminal law, but additionally come with sanctions such as suspensions from holding or obtaining a drivers licence. Whether it be a speeding ticket, driving under the influence charge or operating a motor vehicle causing death charge, we know that these can often have a profound impact on your ability to work, your income and your means of transport. So whether you’re looking to defend your traffic charges or obtain a limited licence, we’ve got a wealth of knowledge and experience.
WE SPECIALISE IN:
We offer specialist representation in all traffic related matters including:
- Careless Driving
- Reckless Driving
- Limited Licences
- Careless Driving causing Injury / Death
- Drinking and Driving
- Driving under influence of Drugs
- Failing to stop
- Driving without a Licence
- Driving while Disqualified
- Log-book offences
A client was charged with driving with excess breath alcohol (3rd or subsequent) causing injury. Following a guilty plea, John successfully obtained a sentence of 9 months home detention.
A client was charged with excess breath alcohol (7th and 8th) and zero alcohol licences charges (1st and 2nd). We were successfully able to obtain a sentence of 7 months home detention with an alcohol interlock sentence. The District Court imposed a 3 year disqualification but that was quashed on appeal.
Client had plead guilty to driving under the influence of a drug and had previous traffic convictions. Counsel was successfully able to obtain a limited licence for a number of work vehicles.
Client had been found guilty of careless driving causing injury. Counsel successfully obtained a limited licence, which had been strongly opposed by Police.
Client was charged with driving with excess breath alcohol causing death. The client plead guilty following a sentence indication. John was able to obtain a sentence of 21 months’ imprisonment.