146 of the Road
Transport Act deals with the offence of failing to stop and assist
after an impact causing injury in NSW. Failure to stop and assist another
driver after an accident causing an injury to another person is a serious
offence in NSW.
court deals with this matter?
contrary to section 146 of the Road Transport Act
are heard & finalised in the Local Court NSW as they are summary offences.
the maximum penalty for a first offence?
first offence, the offence carries a maximum penalty of 30 penalty units and or
18 months’ imprisonment.
the maximum penalty for a second offence?
second offence the offence carries a maximum penalty of 50 penalty units and or
does the Law say in relation to the offence of failing to stop and assist?
146 of the Road Transport Act states:
person is guilty of an offence if—
(c) the person fails to stop and give any
assistance that may be necessary and that it is in the person’s power to give.
It is very important that you speak with a lawyer so that you can
get the appropriate legal advice which you require prior to going to court.
of experienced solicitors are there for you and can help you answer all your
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*This article correctly reflects the Laws of NSW as at 7th March 2023.
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