What is the reading for drink driving?

What is the reading for drink driving?

Were driving with an alcohol reading of at least 87.5 microgrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of breath, 200 milligrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood, or 267.5 milligrammes of alcohol per 100 millilitres of urine.

What reading is high range drink driving?

0.15
High range drink driving / PCA occurs when you drive or attempt to drive a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.15 or above. Typically, police will administer a breath test, often by the side of the road.

What happens if you are charged with drink driving in Queensland?

If you are charged with a repeat drink driving offence, you may: 1 have your car impounded (if you have a BAC 0.15 and over or fail to provide a specimen of breath or blood) 2 have your licence disqualified for up to 2 years 3 be fined up to $8,007 or 4 be sentenced to a term of imprisonment determined by the court.

What is the fine for first time drink driving?

First time drink driving penalties. If you have been caught drink driving, and it is your first offence then the maximum suspension periods range from 9 months to 12 months with fines ranging from $1593.90 to $3187.80. If you are on a learner, probationary or provisional licence then you are on a no alcohol limit.

When do you get charged with high range drink driving?

This will apply if you have committed a low range offence while another drink driving matter is still being finalised in the courts, have been charged with mid or high range drink driving, you fail to provide breath or blood sample for analysis, or you are charged with dangerous driving in conjunction with a drink driving offence.

What happens if you are convicted of a repeat drink driving offence?

If you are charged with a repeat drink driving offence (i.e. you have been previously convicted of a drink driving charge in the last 5 years) a court may: impose a term of imprisonment, that will be determined by the court. If you are unsure how alcohol may affect your driving, think about alternatives.

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