–          If you are a Learner or Provisional 1 Licence Holder, you will have your licence suspended for at least 3 months for any speeding offence

–          Your licence will be automatically suspended for 3 months if your speed is between the range of 30km/h and 45km/h over the speed limit

–          If your speed exceeds 45km/h, your license will be suspended for 6 months (sometimes on the spot!

–          For any offence where your speed exceeds 130km/h, your licence will be suspended for 3 months regardless of whether the road was a freeway or motorway

–          In addition to licence suspension and disqualification periods, speeding offences also carry demerit points

–          There can be additional demerit points and an increase in the amount of your fine if you speed in a school zone

–          Please refer to the table below for a guide on the number of demerit points and fines for speeding offences

Exceed Speed By (km/h)

Provisional Licence

Full Licence

Demerit Pts

Fine

Demerit Pts

Fine

< 10

4

105

1

105

11 – 20

4

243

3

243

21 – 30

4

417

4

417

31 – 45

5

799

5

799

46 +

6

2154

6

2154

* These apply to light vehicles only

* Additional penalties apply in school zones

* Learner and P1 Licence Holders will be suspended for any speeding offence

* Automatic suspension applies for speeds over 30km/h above speed limit

 

If you need advice or assistance in relation to any speeding or traffic matter, please call Warwick Anderson on 9653 9466 or email warwick@andersonboemi.com.au

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Last Modified: February 26, 2014

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