Victoria implemented the strictest traffic regulations in August! Do you dare to drive while taking drugs or drinking? Driver's license cancellation + fine of $8 awaits you!
"Chinatown"-Official media of Chinese Australians
From August 8 this year, Victoria will comprehensively introduce a traffic law that can be called the most stringent in history!
If you are caught driving in Victoria Drugs + drinking After such a deadly combination, you will face up to$ 4.1 millionFine and revoke the driver’s licenseAt least two years!!!
This is a separate charge for drug use + drunk driving, which shows that the Victorian Transportation Bureau is determined to rectify dangerous driving behavior this time!
Currently, Victoria Police has increased the requirements for routine inspections:
If youDrug test positive,andBlood alcohol concentration is higher than 0.10, Your vehicle will be impounded!
Even if you commit a crime for the first time, you may faceDriver's license is revoked for 12 months,as well as$4550 fine!
If you are not the first time, then you will face fines ranging from $13650 to $40959! And the fine is not enough. Based on your previous case and blood alcohol concentration, the police can give your driver's licenseRevocation for at least 2 years.The vehicle may be permanently detained!
Why is it so strict?
Because a mixture of alcohol and drugs can increase the chance of death in a car accident23 times higher than normal drivers!
Currently caused by drunk driving25-30% of road fatalities.And 11% of serious road injuries! So it must be severely punished!
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