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If the court that convicts you of the offence thinks fit it may order a longer period than 5 years.
You can be declared to be an habitual traffic offender if a court in NSW convicts you of a relevant offence, and you have, in the last five years , also being convicted of at least two other relevant offences committed on different occasions.
The following offences are defined as relevant offences:
Yes. An application can be made to have the habitual traffic offender declaration quashed (set aside) or the disqualification period reduced.
If the court reduces the period of disqualification, you can not reduce it shorter than 2 years.
An application can be made to the court that convicts the person of the relevant offence.
You have to establish that the disqualification imposed by the declaration is a disproportionate and unjust consequence having regard to your total driving record and the special circumstances of the case. If you would like to discuss your chances of having a declaration set aside please do not hesitate to contact us.
In NSW, traffic offences are treated seriously. Therefore, it is important to get competent legal advice as early as possible, whether you have received a penalty notice, had your licence suspended or been charged with a serious offence. Our lawyers are highly experienced and understand the difficulties you face without a licence. We can guide you through the process while dealing with the various authorities related to your matter.