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Tuesday, 19 March 2024 16:45

Special Hardship Order Conditions

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This article seeks to expand upon what conditions the Court can impose on a person if they grant them a restricted licence under section 317 of the Transport Operations (Driver licencing) Regulation 2021. This article, is not an overview of Special Hardship Orders – we have a comprehensive article here. What conditions can the court impose on me? There are conditions which the court will impose that are common regardless means of a hardship licence you are seeking (work or other purposes). The court will authorise the applicant to: Continue to drive a motor vehicle of the class that you…
Wednesday, 28 February 2024 18:19

Best Lawyer for a Drink Driving Charge in Caboolture

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Facing a drink driving charge in Caboolture can be a daunting experience, but having the right legal representation can make a significant difference in the outcome of your case. With numerous lawyers offering their services, finding the best one for your situation requires careful consideration and research. Here are some essential steps to help you find the right lawyer to defend you against a drink driving charge: Expertise: Look for a lawyer or law firm with expertise in handling drink driving cases specifically. While general practitioners may offer legal services, a lawyer with specialized knowledge and experience in traffic and…
Last modified on Friday, 01 March 2024 14:52
Ensuring that your driver's license is valid and in good standing is an integral part of being a responsible driver. Oftentimes, we might lose track of the validation status, especially when it comes to renewals, endorsements, or demerit points. For Queensland residents, knowing how to stay on top of the status of your driver's license is a crucial step in maintaining your road legality and a clear driving record. Here is an all-inclusive guide to checking your driver's license status in Queensland, and how to interpret different facets of that status. Understanding the Importance of License Status In the hustle…
Monday, 26 February 2024 18:10

Limited Licence in Queensland

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People often call us seeking a limited licence. So what exactly is a limited licence, when would it apply and how would I go about getting a limited drivers licence? What is a limited drivers licence? Well actually there is no such thing as a limited licence. The term is not used in the law in Queensland and also not used in the courts. When people are talking about a limited licence it is an overall term for two different types of restricted licenses namely Work Licence Special hardship licence Lets look at them both in more detail Work Licence…
Last modified on Monday, 26 February 2024 18:17
At Clarity Law, we have since 2010 given a commitment to our clients of providing clarity in the middle of a stressful time along with fighting for the very best outcome for their drink driving charge. Introduction to Drink Driving in Queensland in 2024 In this comprehensive guide to drink driving in Queensland in 2024, we delve into Queensland's drink driving laws, exploring the legal framework, penalties, and potential consequences individuals may face when charged with a drink driving offence. From understanding blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limits to outlining legal defences and avenues for seeking legal representation, our aim is…
Last modified on Friday, 23 February 2024 14:19
Facing a drink driving charge in Queensland can be a daunting experience, but being prepared and organised can significantly ease the process. Going to court requires careful planning and ensuring you have all the necessary documents and items can make a big difference in presenting your case effectively. Here's a guide on what to bring to court if you're facing a drink driving charge in Queensland: Legal Representation: Before anything else, ensure you have legal representation. Having someone to advocate for you and guide you through the legal proceedings is crucial. Learn more with our article on Never Represent Yourself…
Last modified on Thursday, 15 February 2024 18:47
Friday, 09 February 2024 12:43

Drink Driving on a Boat | What is the Penalty?

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It is possible to commit what is (somewhat misleadingly) called “drink-driving” offences in a variety of ways. For example, it is possible to be convicted for driving with alcohol in your system, or while trying to get your car started, or while merely “in charge” of your car. Similarly, it is possible to commit “drink-driving” offences on other types of transport such as horses, bicycles, trains, trams, Lime scooters, and boats. When a person commits a drink-driving offence while driving a “motor vehicle”, Queensland’s traffic legislation dictates to the court for how long the person must be disqualified from driving.…