Drug Driving

Drug testing at the roadside tests for the presence of active ingredients in cannabis ecstasy and amphetamines via a simple saliva sample.

Drink Driving

A DUI is a traumatic and confusing event and it is difficult to know where to turn. It may be your time in any legal trouble and it is terrifying to think of facing prosecution.

Dangerous Driving

Including excessively speeding, ie. driving or operating a vehicle at a speed more than 40km/h over the speed limit.

Lawyers you can trust – we are strong legal advocates, providing specialised legal representation and advice.

Are you facing court charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs?  Have you accumulated too many demerit points on your licence?  Been caught driving at high speed in excess of 40km per hour over the speed limit?  Do you need to apply for a work licence or special hardship order? Think you can’t afford a lawyer? Ask us how!

Gold Coast Traffic Lawyers is a division of Bamberry Lawyers in Southport.

We are a one stop resource for individuals facing traffic offences on the Gold Coast and throughout Queensland – including Ipswich, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Hervey Bay.

As traffic law experts we provide cost effective legal services and tools/resources to enable you to best help yourself.


We will guide you through the Court process explaining each step to you in detail. See our FAQs


We won’t charge you for the initial advice we give to you. Request a consultation


For emergencies after hours for police station attendances and urgent criminal matters, dial the office number which will divert to the lawyer on call.


We are located in the heart of the Southport CBD and just minutes from the Southport Courthouse. View map.

Areas of Practice + Specialties

Traffic Law

Traffic law can range from charges such as speeding in excess of the speed limit, driving under the influence drugs and/or alcohol, driving while disqualified, or dangerous driving causing grievous bodily harm or death.

Including: Disqualified Drive, Drive SPER Suspended, Drive Demerit Point Suspended, Unlicenced Drive, Drive under the influence, Dangerous Operation, Fail to stop.

Including applying for a special hardship order, S87 restricted licence or work licence, SPER (State Penalties and Enforcement Registry)

Work Licences

You can apply for a restricted work licence if you have been charged with drink or drug driving. You can’t if your offence is driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Or failing to provide a specimen of breath (at a police station).

The work licence allows you to continue driving for work related purposes during your period of disqualification.

Special Hardship

A SHO is a court order that allows you to continue to drive on your driver licence under stated restrictions. The restrictions may include (but are not limited to)
– restricting the purpose for which drive
– restricting the class of vehicle you drive
– restricting the days/times you drive

When you have never needed a lawyer before, it’s difficult to know who to trust, what to expect and how much to pay. You know that your licence is important – your ability to work and your family depends upon it – and that you need to do everything that you can to keep it or to get the minimum disqualification period.

Our Lawyers became lawyers to help people – people just like you. In other words, you are the reason they became lawyers.

The Traffic Lawyers at Gold Coast Traffic Lawyer are strong advocates who care about their clients.  They are thorough, up-to-date with legislation & case law and will go in to court to fight for you.

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