How long do you lose your license for drink driving Victoria?

How long do you lose your license for drink driving Victoria?

be disqualified from driving for at least 15 – 24 months. need to complete an Intensive Drink and Drug Driver Behaviour Change Program. have an alcohol interlock for a minimum of six months imposed by VicRoads.

Can you get less than 12 month ban for drink driving?

Yes. Drink driving is a criminal offence that carries an obligatory driving disqualification of a minimum period of 12 months as laid out by the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988 section 34(1).

Will I lose my Licence for drink driving?

Get caught driving or attempting to drive while above the legal limit or unfit through drink and you’ll definitely lose your licence for at least a year. You also face an unlimited fine and you can be imprisoned for up to six months. You’ll be banned for at least two years and the fine can be unlimited.

Does drink driving go on criminal record Victoria?

Will I Get A Criminal Record? Yes, drink driving is considered a serious offence in Victoria and is treated seriously by the court. Unless you are found not guilty of an offence, if you go to court there will be an entry on both your criminal record and your criminal driving record held by VicRoads.

What happens if you get charged with drink driving?

Drink driving offences and penalties If a person is found guilty of drink-driving they can be fined, banned from driving or even imprisoned.

be disqualified from driving for at least six months. need to complete a Drink Driver Behaviour Change Program. have an alcohol interlock for a minimum of six months imposed by VicRoads. have a zero BAC requirement for a minimum of three years.

How many Victorians lose their licence every year because of drink driving Offences?

12,000 Victorians
More than 12,000 Victorians lose their licences every year because of drink-driving offences. As of 1 October 2014, anyone who loses their licence or learner permit due to a drink-driving offence is required to install an alcohol interlock in any vehicle they drive as a condition of relicensing.

What happens if I am charged with drink driving?

If a person is charged with a drink driving related offence either upon their initial arrest or at a later date after surrendering to police bail without charge then they will be re-bailed to appear at a magistrates court at a later date. The court date will usually be within a few weeks of being charged.

Are there any new penalties for drink driving in Victoria?

New mandatory penalties to be introduced in early 2018 will make Victorian Traffic Law arguably the harshest in Australia.

What’s the legal BAC for drink driving in Vic?

be .05 BAC or over while accompanying a learner driver. Infringement notices are only issued for first offences. Traffic infringement notices are not issued for subsequent drink driving offences, or for drink driving offences with a BAC of .15 or above. Charges are laid for the offence, and the matter is dealt with at court.

How can I get my licence back after a drink driving offence?

Learn how to drive with an alcohol interlock installed in your vehicle. Find an approved alcohol interlock supplier to have fitted in your vehicle. Find out how to get your licence* back after it has been cancelled due to a drink and/or drug related driving offence.

What is a low range drink driving in NSW?

Low Range Drink Driving NSW A low-range drink driving offence occurs if a person drives a motor vehicle with a conentration alcohol reading between 0.05g, but less than 0.08g in every 210 litres of breath or 100 millilitres of blood.