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Mid Range Drink Driving – BAC: 0.104

Offender Information and facts

Age: 34
Years driving: 7
Number of prior DUI/PCA charges: 0
Traffic record: Less than 5 offences (speeding)
Occupation: Service Delivery Manager
Location: New South Wales (NSW), Australia
Blood alcohol reading (BAC): 0.104
Circumstances of the offence: Noticed by police when the car-s engine revved loudly and one of the front wheels momentarily lost traction; Stopped for a roadside breath test

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

1st major traffic offence within 5 years

  • A conviction and maximum fine of $2,200.00
  • A maximum prison term of 9 months
  • An unlimited maximum disqualification period
  • A minimum disqualification period of 6 months
  • An automatic disqualification period of 12 months

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

Section 10 dismissal/bond: (7175) 16%
Fine only: (28308) 65%
Good behaviour bond/probation: (301) 13%
CSO: (1303) 3%
Suspended sentence: (294) 1%
Periodic detention: (206) <1%
Home detention: (65) <1%
Prison: (373) 1%

Penalty obtained by Armstrong Legal

No conviction, no disqualification and no penalty. Matter dealt with under Section 10(1)(b) Crimes Sentencing Procedure Act.

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