Mid Range Drink Driving – BAC: 0.121


Offender Information and facts

Age: 51
Years driving: 11
Number of prior DUI/PCA charges: 0
Traffic record: More than 5 offences but less than 10.
Occupation: Electrician
Location: New South Wales (NSW), Australia
Blood alcohol reading (BAC): The offender blew a reading of 0.121
Circumstances of the offence: The manner of driving brought the offender to the attention of the police.

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

2nd or subsequent major offence within 5 years

  • A conviction and maximum fine of $3,300.00
  • A maximum prison term of 12 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 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 discharged conditionally upon our client entering into a good behavior bond 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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