DRIVING & TRAFFIC OFFENCES

New South Wales traffic offences encompass a broad range of driving behaviours including drink driving, drug driving, dangerous driving and unlicensed, suspended or disqualified driving. These offences are legislated by the Crimes Act 1900 and the Road Transport Act 2013.

There are different penalties that apply to each offence, including license disqualification, fines and in some cases sentences of full-time imprisonment.

Common offences that are charged under this legislation include: