Penalties for drink driving

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The Road Traffic Act 1974 sets out a scheme for the Court to follow when imposing drink driving penalties. The penalties if you held a full licence at the time of the offence are: If your blood alcohol content exceeds 0.08g of alcohol per 100ml of blood: Blood alcohol content (g/100ml) Penalty for 1st offence 2nd offence Subsequent Greater […]

Pleading guilty to a traffic offence

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You made a mistake.  You thought you were doing the right thing at the time.  Your plans fell through and you made a stupid decision.  You thought you were ok to drive.  It was only a short trip, just down the road.  You were just going to help a friend. Whatever the reason, the reality […]

Successful EDL applicants

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Business owner A business proprietor with a chequered history required a driver’s licence to carry on his business, provide quotes and attend clients’ premises from Joondalup to Mandurah. A “very well prepared and comprehensive application” (Department of Transport representative) helped him to receive an EDL allowing him to drive for work between Monday to Saturday […]