What is the penalty for drink driving in South Australia?

What is the penalty for drink driving in South Australia?

A $1100 minimum fine. A licence disqualification of at least 12 months for a first offence, with a minimum three year disqualification if you have a previous drink or drug driving charge. Possible imprisonment. Six demerit points.

What are the drink driving laws in South Australia?

If you drive, or attempt to drive a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol level of 0.08 or above, and while a child aged under 16 years is present in the vehicle, you will be guilty of an offence. A disqualification period and other penalties will apply.

How long do you have to wait to go to court after drink driving?

For offences of Drink Driving and Driving without Due Care and Attention the police have six months from the date of the alleged offences in which to either charge your son or lay an information at court (i.e. lodge paperwork and request a summons).

What are the consequences of drink driving in SA?

The serious consequences of drink driving include fines and lengthy driver licence disqualifications The Road Traffic Act creates three major drink driving offences in South Australia. If you are charged with one of them, defences are available. You should consult with a lawyer to determine which defence is best suited to your case.

How much does it cost to replace driver’s license in SA?

If your driver’s licence, provisional licence or learner’s permit is damaged, lost or stolen, you can order a replacement. Replace your driver’s licence online with a mySA GOV account. Fee: $20.00 Other ways to apply

Where do I go to replace my drivers license in Australia?

If you are temporarily interstate or overseas you can replace your licence in your mySA GOV account. The new licence will be posted to your recorded residential or postal address – so make sure you’ve nominated an Australian postal address prior to applying for a replacement licence.

When do you get disqualified from driving in SA?

You could be disqualified from driving if you: accumulate 12 or more demerit points on a full licence accumulate four or more demerit points when you are on a learner’s permit or provisional licence exceed any speed limit by 10 km/h or more if you are on a learner’s permit or provisional licence drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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