All Drink Driving & Traffic Offence Case Studies

Below are all of our published traffic offence case studies.

Reducing Dangerous Driving Causing Serious Injury to Careless Driving

This is a case study on reducing Dangerous Driving Causing Serious Injury to Careless Driving. In mid October 2016, a ...
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Pleading Guilty to Dangerous Driving

This is a case study on pleading guilty to Dangerous Driving. Our client was aged 61 at the time of ...
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Sentence Appeal for Burglary and Theft

This is a case study on a successful sentence appeal for Burglary and Theft charges. Our client had been charged ...
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DUI and Exceed PCA – Fine, No Conviction

This is a case study on charges of DUI and Exceed PCA resulting in a fine with no conviction. Our ...
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Exceed PCA With BAC of Over 0.15%

This is a case study involving a charge of Exceed PCA with a BAC of over 0.15% Our client was ...
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Theft, Handle Stolen Goods, Use Unregistered Plates

Our client was alleged to have stolen a set of number plates from a parked vehicle and fitted them to ...
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Withdrawing a Charge of Driving Without Headlights

This is a case study on withdrawing a charge of Driving Without Headlights. Our client was a taxi driver who ...
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Drive Whilst Disqualified – Fine, No Licence Disqualification

This is a case study on a charge of Drive Whilst Disqualified resulting in a fine with no licence disqualification ...
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Community Correction Order for Multiple Driving Offences

This is a case study on a sentence of Community Correction Order for multiple driving offences. Our client was charged ...
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Assault and Careless Driving – Fine

This is case study on charges of Assault and Careless Driving resulting in a financial penalty. Our client was charged ...
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Breaching County Court CCO

This is a case study on breaching a County Court CCO involving an accused with exceptional and compassionate circumstances. Our ...
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Drive Unregistered Motor Vehicle and Fraud-Related Traffic Charges

This is a case study on Drive Unregistered Motor Vehicle and fraud-related traffic charges. Our client was charged with fraudulently ...
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Fine Without Conviction for Driving Whilst Suspended

This is a case study involving a sentence of fine without conviction for Driving Whilst Suspended. Our client was charged ...
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Pleading Guilty to Handling Stolen Goods and Other Charges

This is a case study on pleading guilty to Handling Stolen Goods and other charges. Our client had four matters ...
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Application for Diversion – Careless Driving

This is a case study on an application for diversion for Careless Driving. Our client was driving alone in their ...
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Driving Whilst Suspended on a Court-Imposed Suspension

This is a case study on driving whilst suspended on a court-imposed suspension. Our client was charged with Driving Whilst ...
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Youth Charged With Drug Possession and Driving Offences

This is a case study on a youth charged with drug possession and driving offences. Our client was charged with ...
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Theft and Dishonesty Charges – Withdrawn

Our client was charged with multiple theft and dishonesty offences including one traffic offence. These are Attempting to Obtain Property ...
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Community Correction Order for Drive Whilst Suspended

This is a case study on a Community Correction Order for Drive Whilst Suspended. Our client was charged with several ...
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Reverse When Unsafe – Fine Without Conviction

This is a case study on a charge of Reverse When Unsafe resulting in a fine without conviction. Our client ...
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Minimum Disqualification Periods for Drink Driving and Dangerous Driving Offences

This is a case study on an imposition of minimum disqualification periods for drink driving and dangerous driving offences. Our ...
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Without Conviction for Assault and Exceed PCA

This is a case that resulted in a fine without a conviction for Assault and Exceed PCA charges. Our client ...
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Driving Under Influence – Fine, No Conviction

Our client was charged with driving whilst impaired by a drug. He was intercepted by police after driving across the ...
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Assault and Driving Offences - Adjourned Undertaking

Assault and Driving Offences – Adjourned Undertaking

The alleged offences arose out of ongoing hostilities between our client and the partner of his former wife. The most ...
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Careless Driving – Fine, No Licence Suspension

Our client had got into his car after work. He reversed his car, and at that moment was blinded by ...
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Exceed PCA – Poor Driving History, Relevant Priors

This is a case of Exceed PCA involving a poor driving history and relevant priors. Our client was charged with ...
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Drink Driving With No Priors

This is a case of drink driving for an accused with no priors. Our client's vehicle collided with the front ...
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Good Behaviour Bond for Drink Driving Offences

This is a case study on good behaviour bond for drink driving offences. In the early hours of a Saturday ...
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Driving Whilst Suspended and Driving Unregistered Motor Vehicle

Our young client was charged with Driving Whilst Suspended and Driving an Unregistered Motor Vehicle. She had no criminal or ...
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Adjourned Undertaking Without Conviction for Drive Whilst Suspended

This is a case study on a sentence of adjourned undertaking without conviction for Drive Whilst Suspended. Driving home from ...
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Drive Disqualified With Drink Driving Priors

This is a case study on Drive Disqualified with drink driving priors. After driving home from work, our client went ...
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Exceed PCA, Exceed Speed Limit

This is a case study on Exceed PCA and Exceed Speed Limit offences. Our client was charged with mid-range drink ...
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Pleading Guilty to Refuse to Provide Further Sample

This is a case study on pleading guilty to Refuse to Provide Further Sample Our client was a young person ...
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Driving Whilst Disqualified With Aggravating Feature

This is a case study on Driving Whilst Disqualified with an aggravating feature. Our client was pulled over by the ...
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Plea of Guilty to Driving Whilst Disqualified

This is a case study on a plea of guilty to Driving Whilst Disqualified. Our client had lost their licence ...
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Exceed PCA as Alternative to DUI

This is a case study on Exceed PCA as an alternative to a DUI charge. Our client was before the ...
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Drug Driving and Careless Driving – Adjourned Undertaking Without Conviction

This is a case study on charges of drug driving and Careless Driving, including Possess Drug of Dependence, that resulted ...
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Drive Whilst Suspended – Fourth Offence

This is a case study on a charge of Drive Whilst Suspended being a fourth offence. Our client is in ...
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Dismissing Drive Whilst Suspended

This is a case that involves dismissing a Drive Whilst Suspended charge. Our client was intercepted by the police driving ...
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Drive Whilst Suspended – Honest and Reasonable Belief

This is a case study on a charge of Drive Whilst Suspended using honest and reasonable belief as a defence ...
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Property, Causing Injury, and Driving Offences

This is a case that involves multiple charges related to property, causing injury, and driving offences. Our client pleaded guilty ...
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Diversion for Careless Driving

This is a case study on a sentence of diversion for Careless Driving. Our client was charged with a traffic ...
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Drink Driving and Careless Driving – Fine, Minimum Disqualification

Our client was charged in relation to two driving incidents. In the first incident, he was charged with Drink Driving ...
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Driving Whilst Suspended – Honest and Reasonable Mistake

This is a case study on Driving Whilst Suspended arising out of an honest and reasonable mistake. Our client was ...
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Sentence Appeal for Assault and Driving Charges

This is a case study on a sentence appeal for assault and driving charges. Our client had been found guilty ...
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Reckless Conduct Endangering Life – Not Guilty

This is a case study on Reckless Conduct Endangering Life resulting in a not guilty verdict. Our client was arrested ...
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Diversion Application for Careless Driving

This is a case of diversion application for Careless Driving. Our client was charged with one count of Careless Driving ...
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Without Conviction for Exceed Speed Limit

This is a traffic offence case resulting in a fine without conviction for Exceed Speed Limit and other charges. Our ...
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Appeal Against Jail Sentence – Driving Disqualified

This matter was an appeal against a sentence by the Magistrates’ Court of an immediate term of imprisonment of 2 ...
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Bail Application – ‘Night’ Court

This is a case of bail application for legal matters in a 'night' court. Our client had called us in ...
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Exceed PCA, Dangerous Driving

Our client was charged with Exceed PCA 49(1)(B) and Dangerous Driving. He was represented by Hester Kelly at the Ringwood ...
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Drug Charges, Weapons Offences, and Traffic Violations

This is a case that involves multiple drug charges, weapons offences, and traffic offences. Our client was found beside the ...
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Drive Whilst Suspended – No Order Made Against Licence

This is a case of Drive Whilst Suspended with no order made against the licence of the accused. Our client ...
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Dangerous Driving and Drink Driving – Fine

The client had been charged with several traffic offences: failing to have proper control of his vehicle (a road rule offence), ...
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Appeal Against Sentence for Driving Charges

Our client had previously pleaded guilty to two charges of Driving Whilst Suspended in the Magistrates’ Court. The second charge ...
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Refuse Breath Test and Unlicensed Driving – Withdrawn

Police alleged that our client had been driving while unlicensed and had refused to undergo an evidentiary breath test. Refusing ...
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Bail Application in a Show Cause Position - Granted

Bail Application in a Show Cause Position – Granted

Our client was in a show cause position as he allegedly committed further indictable offences whilst on two counts of ...
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Sentence Appeal for Breach of a Suspended Sentence

Our client had been represented by Victoria Legal Aid in the Sunshine Magistrates’ Court where he had been sentenced to ...
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Withdrawing Reckless Conduct Endangering Life and Serious Injury Charges

This is case that involves withdrawing Reckless Conduct Endangering Life and Serious Injury charges. Our client was a young man ...
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Drive in a Dangerous Manner With Priors for Excessive Speeding

This is a case of Drive in a Dangerous Manner with priors for excessive speeding. Our client was charged with ...
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Drink Driving Offences and Breach CCO

This is a case that involves drink driving offences and Breach CCO. Our client was charged with Breaching a Community ...
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Diversion for Fail to Report Accident to Police

This is case that resulted in a court diversion for a charge of Fail to Report Accident to Police. Our ...
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Driving Whilst Suspended – No Conviction, No Licence Suspension

This is a case of Driving Whist Suspended that resulted in a fine with no conviction and no licence suspension ...
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Careless Driving Dismissed Under Section 76 of the Sentencing Act

This is a case of Careless Driving dismissed under section 76 of the Sentencing Act. Our client was charged with ...
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DUI – First Time Before the Court

This is a case of Driving Under the Influence with a first-time accused before the court. Our client was pulled ...
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Bail Application – Theft of Motor Vehicle

This is an actual case of bail application for Theft of Motor Vehicle with a client in a show cause ...
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Drive While Suspended – No Order Against Licence

Following suspension of his licence due to loss of demerit points, our client was suspended from driving for 3 months ...
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Evading Police and Other Traffic Offences – Withdrawn, Fine, No Order Against Licence

Our client was charged with drink driving (2nd offence) and had his license suspended immediately with section 51 notice. Before ...
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Multiple Driving Charges – Fine, Without Conviction

Our client, after having attended a farewell party, drove home intoxicated and collided into a bike rider. She did not ...
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Fail to Stop Traffic Charges – Diversion

Our client pulled in front of a vehicle illegally causing that car to brake suddenly and the car behind to ...
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Multiple Drug and Other Charges – CCO

Our client was arrested in his car and was charged with multiple charges including trafficking ice with the quantity in ...
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Drive While Suspended – Fine, No Further Licence Suspension

Our client was suspended for driving as a result of demerit point offences. He, however, drove his vehicle to work ...
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Young driver sentenced to fine without conviction for careless and drink driving charges

Young driver sentenced to fine without conviction for careless and drink driving charges

Our client was involved in a car accident and was drunk at the time. He was a young offender aged ...
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Drive While Impaired by Drugs - Good Behaviour Bond

Drive While Impaired by Drugs – Good Behaviour Bond

The client had been pulled over for a random roadside drug test, testing positive for methamphetamine. The client instructed that ...
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Dangerous Driving, Fail to Report Damage, and Other Charges

Dangerous Driving, Fail to Report Damage, and Other Charges

The client was driving with a passenger in his car, exceeding the speed limited by a considerable amount. He was ...
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Dangerous Driving, Careless Driving - Good Behaviour Bond

Dangerous Driving, Careless Driving – Good Behaviour Bond

The client was involved in a “road rage” type incident, where he was observed braking heavily and driving erratically. Police ...
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Culpable Driving Plea, County Court

Culpable Driving Plea, County Court

The client was charged with culpable driving causing the death of his best friend, whom he had known since primary ...
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Create False Entry in Log Book x 4 (s. 191Z of the Road Safety Act)

Create False Entry in Log Book x 4 (s. 191Z of the Road Safety Act)

Client operated his own business as a truck driver delivering freight interstate. The police alleged that on 4 separate occasions, ...
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Culpable Driving

Culpable Driving

The client was driving a car back from her beach house on the Mornington Peninsula. She was travelling at the ...
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Red Light Camera - Not Guilty

Red Light Camera – Not Guilty

Our client was stopped behind two other cars waiting to turn right. The intersection was controlled by a main red ...
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Road Rage Incident - Non Conviction Fine

Road Rage Incident – Non Conviction Fine

Police alleged that this was a road rage matter where our client tailgated the L plate driver of a another ...
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Possess/Use Gammahydroxybutyrate (GHB) Fail to Stop at a Red Light Signal

Possess/Use Gammahydroxybutyrate (GHB) Fail to Stop at a Red Light Signal

The accused was a 44 year old man with no history of prior Court appearances. He was apprehended by police ...
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Drive Whilst Disqualified, Breach of Suspended Sentence

Drive Whilst Disqualified, Breach of Suspended Sentence

The accused had two prior convictions for driving whilst disqualified, where he was placed on a 12 month suspended sentence ...
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Assault and Driving Charges - Fine Without Conviction

Assault and Driving Charges – Fine Without Conviction

An argument ensued between our client and her boyfriend. The client got into her car and her boyfriend jumped into ...
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