DUI
Interlock Program

Charged with a drink driving offence? You might be required to participate in the Interlock Program. What is the Interlock Program? The Interlock program is a program designed to prevent people who have been charged with a drink driving offence from doing the same thing again. If you have been convicted of a high-risk drink…

mobile phone while driving
Mobile Phone Cameras

The introduction of Mobile Phone Cameras in Queensland  Mobile phone cameras became active throughout Queensland on 26 July 2021. In addition to fixed cameras, which have been placed in areas where crashes or fatalities have occurred, there are also portable cameras in use across the State. What is the punishment for using my phone?  If you are…

Changes to the Road Rules

Changes to the road rules are coming. Penalties are increasing. And three major, and commonly broken, road rules – Failing to Wear a Seatbelt, Failing to Stop at Red Light, and Speeding – will have higher fines and demerit point penalties, from 1 July 2022. The Department of Transport and Main Roads state that the number…

Interlock program changes in Queensland

On the 4th of September this year, the State Government passed legislation amending our traffic law and amend the interlock program to be tougher on drink driving. Whilst the alcohol interlock program isn’t new, the tougher amendments now provide that mandatory interlocks devices will need to be fitted to any vehicle driven by a person…

New Automatic Licence Suspensions in New South Wales

New South Wales legislation will change for all first-time offenders on low range drink driving & drive with illicit drugs present in saliva/blood charges from the 20th of May 2019. What is low range drink driving? You are considered to have committed a low range drink driving offence if you are the holder of a…

Special Hardship Order

The Department of Transport and Main Roads have recently reviewed the regulations surrounding special hardship orders. What is a special hardship order? A special hardship order is a court order allowing you to drivefor specific reason(s) under restricted conditions, despite the fact your provisional or open licence has been suspended. Your licence may be suspended…