Drink Driving Lawyers Sydney we can represent you in all NSW Courts.
Drink driving is a serious offence. It is also an offence if you refuse to take a breath test. Penalties can include loss of licence, fines, prison terms and a requirement to install an alcohol interlock device.
Since 20 May 2019, a streamlined process that delivers swift and certain penalties applies to drivers who commit a first-time, lower-range drink-driving offence (which can include low, special and novice range drink-driving offences).
Drivers who commit a lower-range drink-driving offence for the first time will have their licence suspended immediately, effective for three months. This will be coupled with a significant fine (currently $581).
Drink Driving is a factor in more than 20 percent of all fatal crashes across NSW and results in the deaths of nearly 100 people every year.
The majority of drink drivers in fatal crashes across NSW are male (87%) and aged under 40 (73%) Most of these drivers crash in their local area.
If you or someone you know is charged with a drink driving offence. It is common to ask yourself: “what does this offence mean and what are the consequences?” The Drink Driving Lawyers at George Sten & Co have the answers. Visit our offices in Sydney’s CBD, or call us on 9261 8640 or our 24 hour line 0412 423 569 to get fast and correct legal advice.
For over 50 years, George Sten & Co believe every person is entitled to the highest quality legal defence in drink driving offences. A driving offence could mean loss of licence, loss of job and even loss of freedom. Our lawyers have exceptional court skills, and a driving principle to obtain the best results for clients and the best defence possible.
Our Expert Drink Driving Defence Lawyers provide expert legal advice on drink driving offences such as:
- dangerous driving while intoxicated
- high range drink driving charges
- attempting to drive a vehicle while intoxicated
- accompany a learner driver while intoxicated
- Random Breath Tests and police breath analysis
- license suspension
- arrest, court and bail matters
- drug driving charges
Issues about blood alcohol level analysis and time of intoxication are delicate areas majorly impacting driving offences. It is highly advisable to seek legal counsel before making any statement to police and/or after you have been charged. This is vital in cases involving death, grievous bodily harm and imprisonment. Call George Sten & Co on 9261 8640 or 0412 423 569.
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