Hooning is taken very seriously by the Courts and the penalties and potential ramifications of this offence can potentially devastating, including loss of vehicle, loss of license, loss of income and possibly jail.
Hooning is defined as any person who drives a motor vehicle without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration for other persons.
The maximum penalty for Hooning is 6 months imprisonment.
It is also important to understand that the Police have the right to impound your vehicle for a repeat offence.
What should I do if I have been charged with Hooning?
Seek the advice of an expert Traffic Lawyer. Being charged with a traffic offence of this nature can have far reaching consequences. We can tell you what your options are and advise you of the best course of action.
With offices in Brisbane and on the Gold Coast, the team at Howden Saggers appear in Court every day. We know the Magistrates; we understand the procedures. We have a great relationship with many Barristers at the Queensland Bar.
We understand how the Courts work. We understand the pressures that you may feel in having to go to Court.
We also believe that legal fees shouldn’t break the bank and for that reason we are quite often able to undertake matters on the basis of a fixed fee. This means you will know exactly how much your matter will cost.
Howden Saggers Lawyers is also a Preferred Supplier for Legal Aid Queensland. This means that we are able to undertake matters funded by Legal Aid Queensland as long as you meet the required eligibility criteria.
At Howden Saggers Lawyers our lawyers appear in Court every day, we understand that procedures, we know the law, we get the results.
We are on your side.