Here at Gold Coast Lawyers, we can help you with all types of road traffic offences including Dangerous Driving.
According to Section 61 of the Road Traffic Act 1974: ‘Every person who drives a motor vehicle in a manner (which expression includes speed) that is, having regard to all the circumstances of the case, dangerous to the public or to any person commits an offence.’
If you have been charged with Dangerous Driving, it is recommended that you contact an experienced traffic lawyer who can look over the specific circumstances surrounding your case.
What are the penalties for Dangerous Driving?
If you are a first-time offender, the maximum penalty you can receive is a fine of $6000 or you could be imprisoned for 9 months. On top of this, you may also receive a period of license disqualification, the minimum disqualification length is 6 months.
If you are a second-time offender, the maximum penalty you can receive is a fine of $9000 or imprisonment for 9 months. You may also have your licence revoked permanently.
Finally, if you are a third-time offender, the maximum penalty you can receive is a fine of $12000 or imprisonment for 12 months. The minimum disqualification length is 12 months
The best way to get a better look and understanding of your case is to contact Gold Coast Lawyers where a specialist traffic lawyer can help you and advise on the best steps to take.
How Do I Get in Touch?
You can call traffic offence lawyers Gold Coast today on 00000 for a free initial consultation or send us a message at the bottom of the page and we will call you!
How Else Can We Help?
Here at Gold Coast Lawyers, we can also help if you have been involved in a road traffic accident. If you’ve suffered whiplash or any other type of injury whilst travelling in a motor vehicle, our personal injury lawyers can help you claim the compensation you’re entitled to.
Please don’t worry if your case needs to be dealt with in another state because Gold Coast Lawyers have partners in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and throughout Australia.