Maximum Penalty – Refuse breath test – drink driving

Road Safety Act 1986 – SECT 49
Offences involving alcohol or other drugs

For the charge of ‘Refuse breath test – drink driving’, the maximum penalty is:

First Offence: 12 penalty units

Second Offence: 12 months / 120 penalty units

Subsequent Offence: 18 months / 180 penalty units

Note: A person who is guilty of an accompanying driver offence is liable to a fine of not more than 5 penalty units.