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…

cyclist laws
Gold Coast Traffic Lawyer looks at cyclist laws on the web this week

Three months in to the new cyclist laws aimed at safety, questions are being raised as to whether the new traffic laws are effective. The Courier Mail questions whether it is working and indicates that cyclists are worse off under the new cyclist laws. Since April 7, just four motorists have been fined under the new…

Legal Privacy

Legal privacy is a serious issue and at Gold Coast Traffic Lawyer, we treat it that way. Unless you are a teenager, it’s not all that cool to be appearing in Court. It’s embarrassing for most. And not something you want others to know about. You made a mistake. Maybe you miscalculated how much you…

Gold Coast Traffic Law: on the web

This week’s Gold Coast Traffic Law on the web: Gold Coast pair face court over road rage attack … Frank’s lawyer told the Court that she had been living out of her car with her two children and had a …(more) Gold Coast Suns footballer Harley Bennell has appeared in court and been fined over…

Changes to traffic legislation

Artwork courtesy of Gold Coast Bulletin On the 7th of April, new laws will come into effect requiring drivers of motor vehicles on Qld roads to keep a minimum safe distance from bicycle riders at all times. The laws make it illegal to come within 1 metre of a person riding a bicycle on any…

Recent changes to impounding of vehicles

DID YOU KNOW? – Impoundment Legislation In November 2013, Queensland Parliament amended the law that permits Police to seize and impound vehicles alleged to have been used to commit certain traffic offences. There is now much greater scope for your vehicle to be impounded if you are alleged to have committed a traffic offence –…

Legal Advice

Have you been picked up for drink or drug driving on the Gold Coast or in Beenleigh?

Do you need legal advice?

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Our experienced traffic lawyers, Sam Jackson and Mark Bamberry, are available to take your phone call in relation to any traffic related question you may have.

Sam can be contacted on 0431 073 977.

Mark can be contacted on 0447 47 00 22.

Client Testimonial

Recent email received from a client following completion of his traffic matter.   Dear Mark, I just wanted to take a moment to send you an email to thank you for representing me in court on the 20th of October. I will say that I believed on the day that I was going to jail…