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Wednesday, 06 July 2016 16:41

DUI Charges

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When most people hear DUI they usually associate it with a drink driving charge. Whilst this is correct, as DUI stands for ‘driving under the influence’ it can in fact relate to either a drink or drug driving offence. There are three levels of drink driving charges, being Driving with…
Saturday, 19 March 2016 10:59

Drug Driving Charges Skyrocket

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In Queensland police are increasingly undertaking drug driving tests in conjunction with normal drink driving RBT units. Police officers who are able to conduct the drug testing need to be specially trained in the use of saliva testing equipment and testing procedures. The number of Police that are now qualified…
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 12:02

The Different Types of Drug Driving

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Similar to drink driving charges which are categorised as either low, medium or high range, drug driving has different categories in which you can be charged under. If you are charged with drug driving you will either be charged with having a relevant drug in your system or, and more…
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 15:48

Special Hardship Application Time Frames

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A special hardship licence is a type of licence that may be issued by a Queensland Court to persons who travel over the speed limit by more than 40kms over hour (high speed suspension) and/or exceed their points on a good driving behaviour period. There are no other circumstances in which…
Thursday, 05 November 2015 10:30

Why the rule of thumb should not be relied on

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Here at Clarity Law we receive enquiries every day from people who have been charged with drink driving in Queensland even though they carefully monitored their alcohol consumption and the time in which did so. Your BAC (breath alcohol concentration) is the measurement of the amount of alcohol in your…
Sunday, 01 November 2015 11:30

Driving under a police suspension

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Depending on your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) reading or drug driving status and what type of class licence you hold, in Queensland your licence may be suspended for 24 hours after you are charged with drink or drug driving or until your Court date. Drink driving charge For a driver…
Monday, 07 September 2015 19:09

All you need to know about section 79E applications

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  If you are charged with a drink driving charge with a reading between .1 and .149 your licence will be immediately suspended until your Court date. Depending on what Court you are due to appear in and how busy the Courts are at the time you are charged your…
Monday, 07 September 2015 19:08

Drug Driving on Synthetic Drugs

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Driving whilst under the influence of a drug is illegal in Queensland and this includes synthetic drugs. Synthetic drugs are designed to mimic the effects of regular drugs, alter your mind, and therefore affect your ability to drive in the same way. There is currently a blanket ban in Queensland…
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