Can you get away with a drink driving ban?
You may know by now that drink driving carries a mandatory driving disqualification. This means that you will be banned if you are convicted of the offence. The only way of avoiding a driving disqualification despite being convicted is by using a special reason. The minimum driving disqualification is 12 months.
What is the penalty for drink driving in Singapore?
What are the Maximum Penalties for Drink-Driving in Singapore? If you are convicted of drink-driving, you are liable to a fine of between $2,000 and $10,000 and/or up to 1 year’s jail for a first-time offence. Repeat offenders face fines of between $5,000 and $20,000 and up to 2 years’ jail.
What is the lowest ban for drink driving?
Drink driving carries a minimum 12 month ban and up to 6 months in prison. The alcohol reading is something that the court will have particular regard to. However if, for example, you have also had a crash, whilst over the limit and whilst uninsured, then these factors will aggravate (ie make more serious) the offence.
Does drink driving show on criminal record?
Drink driving is a criminal offence and will result in a criminal record. A criminal conviction will never go away, it’s always there and can always be found. Even if a criminal conviction becomes spent, it can still be detected on security checks carried out by employers.
Is it worth getting a lawyer for drink driving?
Working with an experienced drunk driving lawyer may help avoid some of the life-changing ramifications that you have already experienced through the legal system. A lawyer may be able to reduce some of your penalties which may reflect better on your legal records and have less impact in other areas of your life.
How much is a drink driving fine?
Penalties for a first drink driving offence
|Blood/breath alcohol concentration (BAC)||Licence disqualification||Maximum fine amount|
|0.05 and over, but under 0.10||1 to 9 months||$1,929|
|0.10 and over, but under 0.15||3 to 12 months||$2,757|
|0.15 and over||Minimum of 6 months||$3,859|
Does a drink driving conviction show up on a DBS check?
Does a drink driving conviction show on a CRB/DBS? A DBS check (formally known as a CRB check) flags to potential employers whether you have any past criminal convictions, cautions, or warnings on your record. This conviction will always show up on a DBS check.