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High Range Drink Driving – BAC: 0.207

Offender Information and facts

Age: 30
Years driving: 13
Number of prior DUI/PCA charges: 0
Traffic record: No prior conviction or offence.
Occupation: Sales Engineer
Location: New South Wales (NSW), Australia
Blood alcohol reading (BAC): The offender blew a reading of 0.207
Circumstances of the offence: Police observed the offender merge back and forth between lanes. He was stopped for the purpose of a Random Breath Test.

Penalties that can be given to a person charged with High Range PCA

1st major traffic offence within 5 years

  • A conviction and maximum fine of $3,300.00
  • A maximum prison term of 18 months
  • An unlimited maximum disqualification period
  • A minimum disqualification period of 12 months
  • An automatic disqualification period of 3 years

Sentence Statistics for offenders charged with High Range PCA (July 2006 – June 2010)

Section 10 dismissal/bond: (421) 2%
Fine only: (6332) 40%
Good behaviour bond/probation: (4516) 28%
CSO: (1809) 11%
Suspended sentence: (604) 4%
Suspended sentence & probation: (902) 6%
Periodic detention: (346) 2%
Home detention: (131) 1%
Prison: (822) 5%

Penalty obtained by Armstrong Legal

No conviction, no disqualification and no penalty. Matter discharged conditionally upon our client entering into a good behavior bond under Section 10(1)(b) Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act.

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