QLD Traffic Law
Drink Driving (DUI) & Traffic Offences
On the road, certain things are unavoidable and sometimes beyond our control. However, some things are not accidents and all traffic offences, whether they are drink driving, drug driving offences, or even speeding offences, should be taken seriously.
Traffic Offences are taken very seriously by the Courts and the penalties and potential ramifications of these offences can potenially devastating.
Because being charged with a traffic offence can lead to severe consequences such as loss of licence and possibly jail. Your licence is a valuable thing. For many people, every day off the road is a day of income lost…
If you are charged and have to go to Court, it would be a good idea to seek the advice of a criminal lawyer. Howden Saggers specialise in DUI & traffic law, and we have been assisting people on the Gold Coast and Brisbane since 2002. We can tell you what you options are and advise you of the best course of action.
Factors that may affect your penalty
Depending on the charge the penalties you may face will depend on a number of things such as;
- the class of licence you hold;
- whether or not speed was involved;
- whether or not anyone was injured or property was damaged;
- the level of alcohol or drug in your body; and
- your past traffic and in some circumstances criminal history.
At Howden Saggers Lawyers we understand the factors that the Court takes into consideration when sentencing. Don’t risk your licence, your livelihood or your future, contact us today.
How long will you lose your licence for?
What will the fine be?
Are you at risk of going to jail?
Do you have to have an interlock fitted to your car once you get your licence back?
Can you get a work licence?
Is it worth fighting the case?
At Howden Saggers Lawyers we can answer these questions for you. We are experienced with all aspects of traffic law and unlike others who claim to be experts, we have a proven track records of excellent results. We know that your licence is important to you, we understand that a period of disqualification could affect more than just your work, it could impacts for your family also.
If you have been charged with a traffic offence don’t leave it to chance. Contact Howden Saggers Lawyers today.
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