The short answer is, yes, drink driving is considered a
criminal offence in NSW.
It is an offence under the Road Transport Act 2013 to drive
a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The specific
legal limit for blood alcohol concentration (BAC) in NSW may vary depending on
the driver’s age, licence type, and the type of vehicle being driven.
If a person is found to be driving with a BAC above the
legal limit, they can face criminal charges. The penalties for drink driving
offences in NSW can include fines, licence suspension, licence
disqualification, and in some cases, imprisonment. The severity of the
penalties depends on factors such as the level of intoxication, previous
offences, Driving History, need for a licence and other circumstances
surrounding the offence.
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*This article correctly reflects the Laws of NSW as at 30th January 2024.
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