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Careless Driving

Driving – Other Traffic Offences – VIC

Welcome to the VIC Careless Driving article page. Everything you need to know about Careless Driving according to VIC law.

What the Law States according to VIC Law for Careless Driving

According to VIC Law for the charge of Careless Driving:

Road Safety Act 1986 – SECT 65
Careless driving

65. Careless driving

A person who drives a motor vehicle on a highway carelessly is guilty of an offence.

The Maximum Penalty – Careless Driving

According to VIC Law for the charge of Careless Driving:

First offence: 12 penalty units
Subsequent offence: 25 penalty units

What the Police must prove according to VIC Law for Careless Driving

(a) The accused drove a motor vehicle on a highway carelessly.

Possible Defences under VIC Law – Careless Driving

(a) Duress
(b) Factual dispute
(c) Identification dispute
(f) Necessity

In VIC which court will hear the matter – Careless Driving

Magistrates’ Court

Street names for Careless Driving

Driving without due care and attention, Driving carelessly

 

Date: 09/01/2009

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