Call Morrisons 24/7
Wollongong 02 4227 3505

Traffic Law Experts

Experienced and dedicated representation for traffic offences. Trust our specialist team to guide you through the often overlooked complexities of traffic law.

Navigating traffic law in NSW may appear straightforward, but the reality is often more complex. Even seemingly minor decisions, like paying a fine, can have significant consequences.

At Morrisons, we understand the intricacies of traffic law and the potential impact on your life. Our dedicated criminal law team is here to provide expert advice, representation and support for a wide range of traffic-related offences and appeals.

Our expertise extends beyond general legal services – we specialise in traffic law. We understand that traffic offences, appeals and related decisions can have far-reaching consequences. Our goal is to stand by your side, guiding you through the complexities and ensuring you make informed choices.

Morrisons, the Traffic Law Specialists

Navigating traffic law in NSW may appear straightforward, but the reality is often more complex. Even seemingly minor decisions, like paying a fine, can have significant consequences.

At Morrisons, we understand the intricacies of traffic law and the potential impact on your life. Our dedicated criminal law team is here to provide expert advice, representation and support for a wide range of traffic-related offences and appeals.

Our expertise extends beyond general legal services – we specialise in traffic law. We understand that traffic offences, appeals and related decisions can have far-reaching consequences. Our goal is to stand by your side, guiding you through the complexities and ensuring you make informed choices.

Expertise in Representing Your Case In a Wide Range of Traffic Offences

Traffic Infringements

We can help you with a wide range of traffic infringements – such as speeding, negligent driving, disobeying red lights or stop signs, and using mobile phones while driving when not permitted.

Licence Appeals

Our expertise covers appeals against decisions of Transport for NSW (formerly the RMS), learner and provisional licence appeals, and appeals against automatic suspensions for excessive speeding.

Traffic and Licence Applications

We can help with applications to quash habitual traffic offender declarations, remove licence disqualification periods, and address issues related to heavy vehicle offences – including log book violations and weight distribution infringements.

Driving Offences

We have extensive experience in helping people with driving offences, such as driving with an illicit drug present in your blood, driving under the influence, drink driving and driving causing injury (death and grievous bodily harm).

Contact us today

We are the only private law firm in the Illawarra, Southern Highlands and South Coast regions with two lawyers recognised as Accredited Specialists in Criminal Law by the NSW Law Society.

Let Morrisons assist with your traffic offences

Defending traffic charges with tailored support

At Morrisons, we understand that your circumstances are unique. That’s why our traffic law advice and representation is tailored to your individual needs. Whether you’re facing a traffic infringement, need assistance with an appeal or require help with licence-related applications, we’re here to ensure you have the right information and support.

Transparent and predictable costs

We believe in transparency when it comes to costs. Our commitment to clarity means that you’ll know exactly what to expect from the very beginning. We offer a fixed flat fee structure for most cases, so you’re fully aware of all the costs involved. With Morrisons, you can focus on your case with confidence, knowing that you won’t encounter unexpected financial surprises along the way.

Committed to your journey

From the moment an incident occurs or you’re contacted by authorities to the resolution of your case, we’re with you every step of the way. Our team of traffic law specialists is dedicated to providing comprehensive support throughout the legal process. With Morrisons, you’re not alone in your journey through traffic law proceedings.

Traffic Law FAQs

In NSW, Rule 305 of the Road Rules 2014 outlines exemptions for authorised drivers of police vehicles. This means drivers of police vehicles are exempt from certain road rules if they are taking reasonable care and displaying blue or red flashing lights or sounding an alarm while the vehicle is in motion.

There are circumstances where the requirement to display lights or sound an alarm may be deemed unreasonable.

These exemptions have sparked criticism, with concerns that they allow officers broad discretion and potentially jeopardise public safety. Some argue that the exemptions might grant officers the ability to drive without sufficient regard for other road users.

In NSW, the application of traffic laws on private property is a nuanced topic. While many driving laws are generally not applicable on private property, certain exceptions exist.

One significant aspect involves the authority of police to enforce breath tests on private property. According to Schedule 3, clause 2(1)(e) of the Road Transport Act 2013, police are generally prohibited from requiring a person to undergo a breath test, analysis or assessment ‘at the person’s home’. This means that you cannot be subjected to a breath test on your own property or a property you are renting.

Your private property, including your driveway and dedicated parking space connected to your apartment, is usually considered part of your ‘home’. This interpretation was upheld in the case of DPP v Skewes (2002). In this case, the court held that a person’s driveway and immediate surroundings are considered an extension of their home.

On private property, the majority of driving laws – such as wearing a seat belt and speed limits – typically do not apply. However, it’s important to note that certain laws, like those related to intoxication, may still apply if they pose a risk to public safety.

Understanding the interplay between traffic laws and private property can be complex. While many rules do not apply on private property, certain legal nuances remain. If you have questions about the application of traffic laws on private property or need legal guidance, it’s advisable to consult with legal experts such as the traffic lawyers at Morrisons who can provide accurate and relevant information based on your circumstances.

What our clients say

Courts we regularly attend

Facing Criminal Charges?

Contact us

    Office

    Office/Mailing Address:
    Level 1, 83-85 Market Street,
    Wollongong NSW 2500

    Wollongong

    t. 02 4227 3505
    e. admin@morrisonslaw.com.au

    Southern Highlands

    t. 02 4868 2595
    e. admin@morrisonslaw.com.au

    Latest News

    Contact us today

    Don’t let the complexities of traffic law overwhelm you. Reach out to us today for a free 30-minute consultation and let our experienced traffic lawyers guide you through the intricacies and provide dedicated representation.

    Your rights and future matter to us, and we’re here to help you make informed decisions in all traffic law matters.