We specialise in a range of Traffic Law offences. You can be reassured of our expertise in:
- Drink Driving
- Reckless Driving
- Driving causing death or grievous bodily harm (GBH)
- Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
- Refusing Breath Test
- Dangerous Driving
- Hoon Driving
- Driving whilst Disqualified, Suspended or Cancelled
- Speeding Offences
- Negligent Driving
- Extraordinary Drivers’ Licenses
Our commitment to our clients is to give them the best possible solution and outcome depending on their situation. Our firm Andrew Levalds Barrister & Solicitor has a wide range of experience in Traffic Law offences. Allow us to direct you through your matter.
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Driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) above the legal limit can result in a range of penalties. When caught you may be facing a fine and the disqualification of your licence for a time. Depending on the circumstances more severe penalties may apply. Contact us today to speak to our legal team for assistance with a drink driving charge.
Driving causing death or grievous bodily harm
Driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs or in a dangerous manner that results in death or grievous bodily harm is a serious offence with serious penalties often involving a term of imprisonment. If you are facing such charges it is important that you seek the appropriate legal advice. Contact us today and allow our team to help.
Refusing Breath Test
If you refuse to provide a breath sample at a roadside examination you may be detained and then taken to the police station where a breath, blood or urine analysis may be conducted. Refusing to provide a sample while detained is an offence. If you have found yourself in such a situation it is important that you engage a qualified lawyer, contact Andrew Levalds Barrister & Solicitor for assistance.
Engaging in street racing, burnouts or other antisocial actions whilst driving can result in your precious vehicle being impounded as well as other possible punishments. Speak to our legal team for expertise and advice regarding your situation and we will see what we can do to help you get your car back.
The penalty that is imposed for speeding depends largely on the amount you are in excess of the speed limit with common penalties for speeding consisting of the loss of demerit points and fines. Repeated speeding offences may result in the loss of your drivers’ licence.
If you drive in a manner that is considered dangerous such as driving at speeds in excess of 155km/h, or going 45km/h above the speed limit you may face a fine, the loss of your drivers’ licence and possible imprisonment.
Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
Driving a vehicle under the influence commonly known as ‘drink driving’ also includes driving after consuming illicit drugs. First time offenders are likely to receive a fine and loss of licence with more serious penalties including imprisonment for repeat offenders. Speak to our legal team for expertise and advice for your situation.
Driving in a manner that puts the public or any person at risk is a serious offence. Penalties can include a fine, loss of licence and even imprisonment with repeat offenders usually receiving more severe penalties. Speak to our legal team for expertise and advice for your situation.
Driving whilst Disqualified, Suspended or Cancelled
The use of a vehicle is a privilege. Driving with a disqualified, suspended or cancelled licence can result in serious penalties. You even run the risk that the vehicle may be impounded. With more severe penalties for repeat offenders. Speak to our legal team for expertise and advice for your situation.
Extraordinary Drivers’ Licenses (EDL)
If you have been disqualified from driving, you may be able to apply to the court for an Extraordinary Drivers’ Licence (EDL). Grounds for consideration for an EDL include if you are the primary earner of the household, have urgent medical needs or if there is no other practicable transport available to you. Speak to our legal team to see if you may be eligible and for further advice on how to apply.