Double Demerits in QLD

Many people in Queensland believe that during holiday periods, all traffic offences result in double demerit points. But this is not the case! Double demerit points only apply to certain specific offences, such as speeding, not wearing a seatbelt or helmet, and using a mobile phone while driving. These are considered high-risk behaviours that have… Continue reading Double Demerits in QLD

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What Are the Legal Consequences For Refusing a Breath Test?

In Australia, police have had the authority to administer breath tests to measure the concentration of alcohol in a person’s blood while driving or attempting to drive since 1985. If an officer stops you for a random breath test while you are driving or in the driver’s seat of a vehicle on a public road,… Continue reading What Are the Legal Consequences For Refusing a Breath Test?