As soon as you have been pulled over for any drink driving offence in Adelaide, it is important that you call us, drink driving lawyers with the expertise you need. There is a process, subject to certain criteria, to have your car released from the impound yard early. The ultimate saving can be up to $900. It is possible to defend these types of charges and possible to have your immediate loss of licence lifted should you wish to do so. Our licences are very important to us and as such it is important to get sound advice from criminal and traffic law experts.
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There are different categories of 'drink driving' offences that are defined in section 47A of the Road Traffic Act 1961 based on your blood alcohol level:
In the ordinary course your car is impounded for 28 days for any drink driving type offence. For the privilege of having your car impounded the Courts/Impound Yards charge you exorbitant fees over and above the already significant fine.
For a first category 1 offence you will receive an expiation notice with no mandatory disqualification, however, a 2nd offence will attract at least the following:
When it is alleged you have committed a category 2 offence:
It is important that you contact us to ensure our drink driving lawyers in Adelaide help you get the minimum penalty.
When you are alleged to have committed a Category 3 drink driving offence:
At Court the minimum penalty you can receive is: