NSW: Almost $600 fine and immediate license suspension

From May 20 2019, first time, low-range drink-drivers (blood alcohol concentration of 0.05 to less than 0.08) will be hit with a minimum fine of $561 and the immediate three-month driving suspension.

NSW Police

Source: NSW Police

Anyone caught driving over the legal alcohol limit in NSW will face an on-the-spot three-month license suspension under a new stricter regime.

It’s part of a new “zero tolerance” policy introduced by Roads Minister Andrew Constance.

Drivers found with drugs in their system will face the same penalties if the offence is confirmed by laboratory analysis.

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Previous laws stipulated no immediate suspension of licence unless court ordered.





 


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Published 7 May 2019 at 1:29pm
By SBS Nepali
Source: SBS