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The Law Handbook - Driving offences

Strict conditions apply to probationary licences. Infringement notices involve no court hearing. Drink drive offences include drinking alcohol while driving and can lead to loss of licence. Drug driving and excessive speed can also lead to loss of licence. Detection device or speed camera offences involve a fine and possible demerit points. Demerit points can be lost for various offences. The sher...

Vicroads - Demerit points & offences

Find out about the demerit point scheme, what offences incur demerit points and how to get your driver licence and/or learner permit back if you lose it as a result of committing an offence.


Victoria Legal Aid - Traffic offences

Learn more about:

  • laws to do with the different types of traffic offences
  • what happens at court
  • the possible outcomes, including what might happen to your learner permit or drivers licence
  • where to get help.

Youthlaw - Driving

Trouble on the road?

Follow the links to information and fact sheets about:

  • Hoon driving
  • Traffic offences
  • Demerit points
  • Parking laws
  • Going to court for traffic offences
  • Making a claim on your car insurance
  • What to do if you’re not insured