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Drive in a Manner Dangerous to the Public

Driving – Other Traffic Offences – NSW

Welcome to the NSW Drive in a manner dangerous to the public article page. Everything you need to know about Drive in a manner dangerous to the public according to NSW law – Dated: 01/09/2009

What the Law States according to NSW Law for Drive in a manner dangerous to the public

According to NSW Law for the charge of Drive in a manner dangerous to the public:

The Maximum Penalty – Drive in a manner dangerous to the public

According to NSW Law for the charge of Drive in a manner dangerous to the public, the maximum penalty for this offence is 100 penalty units and/or 12 months imprisonment.

What the Police must prove according to NSW Law for Drive in a manner dangerous to the public

In order for the Police to prove their case at Court, they must prove each of the following matters beyond a reasonable doubt.

  1. The driver’s speed exceeded the legal speed limit
  2. The location of the accused offence was an area likely to have been occupied by people

It will be necessary for the Police in every offence to prove that the
accused was the person who committed the offence. Click here to learn
more about identification evidence.

Possible Defences under NSW Law – Drive in a manner dangerous to the public

Possible defences to this offence include but are not limited to:

  • Duress
  • Necessity

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