Negligent Driving Offences

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What is Negligent Driving

Negligent Driving is the least serious of the Negligent Driving offences, and involves a person driving a motor vehicle on a public road in a manner that is negligent, without causing grievous bodily harm or death to another.

Negligent Driving & The Law

Negligent Driving can found under s 117(1)(c) of the Road Transport Act 2013.   

What the Prosecution need to Prove (Beyond a Reasonable Doubt):

  • The accused was driving a motor vehicle on a public road; and

  • The accused was driving in a negligent manner;


Going to Court – “What am I looking at?”

Negligent Driving carries a maximum fine of up to $1,100.


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