What are traffic offences?
There are quite a few road traffic offences in Victoria that can result in fines, license suspension or cancellation, and significant terms of imprisonment.
Here are some of the main traffic offences in Victoria.
|Dangerous Driving||Dangerous driving involves a willful disregard for the safety of other road users or property. The penalties for reckless driving can include fines, license suspension, and imprisonment.|
|Drink Driving||Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs is a serious offense in Victoria. The penalties for drink driving include fines, license suspension, and imprisonment.|
|Drive while suspended||Driving while your license is suspended or cancelled is a serious offense in Victoria. The penalties for driving while suspended can include fines, license suspension, and imprisonment.|
|Failure to wear a seatbelt.||Failing to wear a seatbelt while driving is an offense in Victoria and can result in fines and license demerit points.|
|Running a Red Light||Running a red light is a serious offense in Victoria and can result in fines and license demerit points.|
|Speeding||Driving over the posted speed limit is one of the most common traffic offenses in Victoria. The penalties for speeding depend on the severity of the offense and can range from fines to license suspension.|
|Use a mobile phone while driving||Using a mobile phone while driving is illegal in Victoria, and the penalties can include fines and license demerit points.|
It is important to note that the penalties for these traffic offenses can vary depending on the specific circumstances of the offence and any prior traffic offences on the offender’s record.