Our client was charged with driving at 22km per hour over the signed speed limit and driving whilst his driver’s licence was suspended by VicRoads due to excessive demerit points. He had prior convictions for driving whilst his licence was suspended.
We represented the client at the Broadmeadows Magistrates’ Court.
The case was adjourned to allow the client to complete a Road Trauma Awareness Seminar. He reported back to the Magistrate about what he had learned. Because of this, the Magistrate was persuaded to impose only the mandatory minimum one month’s licence loss on the speeding charge, and no additional licence loss on the charge of driving whilst suspended. For the charge of driving whilst suspended, the defendant received one month imprisonment, suspended for 6 months.
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