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.

WHERE TO NEXT?

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.

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