Mid Range PCA

Mid range drink driving refers to a blood alcohol reading above 0.08 and up to 0.149. If you’ve been charged with Mid Range PCA, your licence will usually be suspended and you’ll be required to attend court.

Our trusted drink driving lawyers are experts in preparing and presenting your case in court. For example, read about our Past Cases for mid range drink driving, where our clients received no conviction and no disqualification.

Will I have to go to court?

Police will give you a court attendance notice after your positive prescribed concentration of alcohol reading. Therefore, you’re required to appear before a magistrate. 

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    Will I lose my licence for mid range drink driving?

    Most offenders charged with mid range drink driving will have their licence disqualified by a court. However, it is possible to avoid this, if you receive a non conviction (known as a section 10).

    Will I go to jail?

    It is possible to go to jail for mid range drink driving. However, most offenders will not go to jail.

    Mid Range PCA Penalty

    First Offence

    The maximum penalty is 9 months imprisonment, and/or a fine of $2,200. Your licence can be disqualified for 3 to 6 months. In addition, an interlock order will be made for 12 months. 

    However, it is possible to get an interlock order exemption. If this occurs, the disqualification period will increase.

    Second or Subsequent Offence

    If it is a second or subsequent offence, the maximum penalty is 12 months imprisonment, and/or a fine of $3,300. Your licence can be disqualified for 6 to 9 months. In addition, an interlock order will be made for 24 months.

    However, it is possible to get an interlock order exemption. If this occurs, the disqualification period will increase.

    Can I appeal my licence suspension issued by police?

    Yes, you can appeal the immediate licence suspension issued by police

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