PK was charged with driving without a licence pursuant to s 25 of the Road Transport (Driver Licensing) Act 1998 NSW. PK had been disqualified from driving and upon the expiration of his disqualification period, had on several occasions been unsuccessful in obtaining a new licence. On the day of the offence he drove his wife to the doctors without a licence. One week prior to his sentence he finally passed his driving test and obtained a new licence.
PK pleaded guilty to both offences. He received a $200 fine. He avoided losing his licence and avoided a maximum penalty of a $2,000 fine.