Mid Range Drink Driving – BAC: 0.143
Offender Information and facts
|Number of prior DUI/PCA charges:||0|
|Traffic record:||Less than 5 offences|
|Location:||New South Wales (NSW), Australia|
|Blood alcohol reading (BAC):||The offender blew a reading of 0.143|
|Circumstances of the offence:||Stopped by police because he was driving without headlights on. Submitted to a random breath test which returned a positive result. Arrested for the purpose of a breath analysis.|
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%|
|Good behaviour bond/probation:||(301)||13%|
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.