March 18, 2019

QE – Client found not guilty for traffic offence

Keywords: Conditional release order – Section 10(1)(b), Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act 1999.

Facts:

QE was charged with speeding over 10km over the 50km/hr zone, in addition to failing to use indicator for 5 seconds, in Bronte. QE was also charged with sustaining loss of traction.

Outcome:

QE pled not guilty to the charge for sustained loss of traction. O’Brien Criminal and Civil Solicitors successfully defended QE and he was found not guilty. Additionally, no conviction was recorded for the speeding offence on this charge and QE was instead given a 6-month good behaviour bond, pursuant to s10(1)(b) Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act, as well as ordered to complete a traffic offenders’ program. QE was ordered to pay a minor fine of $110 for failing to indicate.

If you have been charged with speeding, sustained loss of traction, or any traffic offence, speak to O’Brien Criminal and Civil Solicitors to get expert advice on your case.