Why Choose Jones + Associates Serious Driving Offences Lawyers Brisbane for Serious Driving Offences
riving offences can go beyond traffic court, and instead be required to even be dealt with on indictment before superior courts.
An offence of this nature is Dangerous Driving, pursuant to s328A of the Criminal Code.
This section makes it an offence for a person to operate a vehicle dangerously. If convicted, a person is liable to a maximum penalty of 3 years imprisonment.
There a number of aggravating circumstances which can make an offence under this section which carry a more serious maximum penalty.
Under subsection (2), Iif a person is adversely affected, excessively speeding or taking part in a dangerous race or unlawful speed trial, or has been previously convicted under this section, they become liable to 5 years imprisonment.
If a person has been previously convicted under subsection (2), they become required to serve at least part of their sentence in actual custody.
Under subsection (4), if whilst a person is operating a vehicle dangerously, they cause death or bodily harm of another person, they are liable to 10 years imprisonment. This can be increased to 14 years if they person is affected by an intoxicating substance, speeding or taking part in an unlawful speed race. It will also be increased to 14 years if a person leaves the scene of the incident before police arrive, unless they are retrieving medical help.
Our Serious Driving Offences Lawyers Brisbane
If you or a loved one require assistance with an offence of this nature, please call our office on (07) 3229 3166 for assistance.
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