Driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or of any drug (DUI)

Maximum Penalty – Driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or of any drug (DUI)

Road Safety Act 1986 – SECT 49
Offences involving alcohol or other drugs

For the charge of ‘Driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor or of any drug (DUI)’, the maximum penalty is:

First Offence: 6 months licence disqualification / 25 penalty units

Second Offence: 12 months licence disqualification / 120 penalty units

Subsequent Offence: 18 months licence disqualification / 180 penalty units

Note: A person who is guilty of an accompanying driver offence is liable to a fine of not more than 5 penalty units.