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Traffic Lawyers Brisbane & Gold Coast

Potts Lawyers > Traffic Lawyers Brisbane & Gold Coast

The traffic laws in Queensland are complex and being involved in a traffic incident is not only stressful, depending on the circumstances it can result in criminal charges being laid. It is important that you seek proper advice as to your rights as soon as you are contacted by police in order to protect your interests.

Traffic offences range in severity from running a red light through to dangerous driving.

Traffic incidents can have long lasting effects and can result in the disqualification of your driver licence,large fines, imprisonment and also civil actions. There can also be potential costs consequences if you are unsuccessful in your defence, meaning you will have to pay the cost of the Prosecution.

At Potts Lawyers our traffic lawyers in Brisbane & Gold Coast will provide you with advice and step you through the process from the initial contact by police and charging and through to a sentence or a trial. Our lawyers will work to ensure that you are aware of all of your options and can make an informed decision in relation to your matter from day one, so contact our traffic lawyers today.

How Our Traffic Lawyers Can Help You

A conviction for serious charges such as disqualified driving, drink or drug driving and dangerous driving can result in significant financial penalties, loss of licence and even jail. Loss of your licence for whatever reason can have a significant impact on your employment and your family life.

Early and effective advice and strong representation is the key. We are Queensland’s largest criminal law firm and our business is built on personal, expert service. Our experienced lawyers will explain your options, likely penalties and your eligibility for special licences.

In most cases, we can tell you what your costs will be in advance. We prepare your matter so that you achieve the best possible result. There are steps and courses we will recommend for you which will help you deal with your driving related problem and also achieve a better outcome in court.

It’s easy to make mistakes on the road. If you have made one, give us a call or make an online enquiry to put your mind at rest. On this page you will find useful information on traffic offences and some actual case studies to assist you to understand how traffic charges are dealt with by the courts.

Our Traffic Law Services

The severity of a drink driving charge depends on the amount you were over the limit and the number of times you have already been charged. For more information, visit our Drink Driving Charges page.

In Queensland there is a “zero tolerance” policy for drug driving. If you are facing a drug driving charge you need to speak to us. For more information visit our Drug Driving page.

Find answers to frequently asked questions about dangerous driving, as well as dangerous driving charges & traffic lawyers for your defence. To learn more about dangerous driving, visit our Dangerous Driving FAQs page.

If you have been disqualified from driving by the Queensland court, you may be eligible for a Work License. Work Licenses allow disqualified drivers to drive to and from work, allowing them to continue supporting their families. To learn more, read our License Appeals page.

It is a crime to drive without a valid Australian driver’s license. If your licence has been taken away for any reason (such as an accumulation of demerit points or your licencse expiring), it is illegal for you to drive. Penalties for these charges vary based on the reason you lost your license originally. For more information, visit our License Appeals page.

Traffic offences, in addition to penalties of fines and jail time, can also be punished with periods of licence disqualification. For the best chance at keeping your licence, read more information at our Other Traffic Offences page.

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Case Studies - Our Results

Click below to view the outcomes we have obtained for our clients in relation to their traffic offences.

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