state of NSW, there are certain penalties which apply for each category of
‘Drink Driving Offences.’
Penalties for Drink Driving in NSW include fines, loss of a person’s Driver
licence, a requirement that a person install an (alcohol) interlock device and
sometimes, even terms of imprisonment.
We recommend that you read our blog on our website titled ‘Drink
Driving Penalties in NSW’ for more information on the penalties for
Drink Driving in NSW.
purposes of this blog however we will quickly break down the Drink Driving
Categories in NSW, as there are 5 levels of Drink driving, and they include:
all drivers specifically Leaners, P1 & P2 Licence with an Alcohol Level
between 0.001 to 0.019 whilst handling a vehicle.
Range Drink Driving
Blood Alcohol content of the Driver’s is between 0.02 to 0.49 Whilst they are
on their Learners or Interlock Licence Holders or a bus or taxi driver- The law
regards this in the Special Range Category.
vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration level between 0.05 to 0.079.
vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration between 0.08 to 0.149.
Driving a vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.15 and above.
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*This article correctly reflects the Laws of NSW as at 30th January 2024.
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