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Traffic offences

Traffic offences


Dealing with traffic charges

If you have been charged with an offence related to driving, there is information here to help you understand how serious your situation may be and whether you should seek legal advice.  More...



Drink and drug driving and related information

There is specific information here about driving with alcohol or drugs in your system, including the powers the police have to test you.  More...

Blood alcohol content limits

Read this information to understand what a blood alcohol content limit is and the limit that may apply to you.  More...

Traffic offence penalties

You will find general information about traffic offences here, including the maximum penalties for some common offences.  You should always get legal advice to find out what penalty you are likely to receive in your particular situation.  More...


Impounding and confiscation of vehicles

Find out which traffic offences can lead to the impounding or confiscation of a vehicle.  More...


Last reviewed: 24/09/2015

Last modified: 24/09/2015 12:47 PM


The information displayed on this page is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. If you have a legal problem, you should see a lawyer. Legal Aid Western Australia aims to provide information that is accurate, however does not accept responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information provided on this page or incorporated into it by reference.