Low Range Drink Driving – BAC: 0.0521

Please note that this case study relates to a blood alcohol concentration of 0.052. You will see that the reading is only slightly different to 0.0521. We hope that this provides you with guidance in respect to your driving matter.

Offender Information and facts

Age: 45 years old
Driving experience: No information
Prior PCA/DUI charges: No information
Prior traffic convictions: No information
Employment details: Television Executive
BAC – Blood alcohol concentration: Our client registered a reading of 0.052
Location: New South Wales (NSW), Australia
What were the circumstances leading our client to being breath tested? Stopped for the purpose of a random breath test.

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

1st major traffic offence within 5 years

  • A conviction and maximum fine of $1,100.00
  • A maximum disqualification period of 6 months
  • A minimum disqualification period of 3 months
  • An automatic disqualification period of 6 months

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

Section 10 dismissal/bond: (11644) 41%
Fine only: (16392) 58%
Good behaviour bond/probation: (301) 1%
CSO: (11) <1%


Penalty obtained by Armstrong Legal

No conviction, no disqualification and no penalty. Matter discharged under Section 10.



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