PCA & Drink Driving FAQs

Do I have to go to Court?

Yes. All drink driving offences are considered serious and will require you to attend  Court. You  will be required to enter a formal plea and then sentencing.

What can a solicitor do for me?

An experienced Drink Driving Solicitor can provide you with good advice about what the plea you formally enter to the Court should be and how to best represent your case to the court so that you can obtain the best result possible.

What happens if I do not go to Court?

A Warrant may be issued for your arrest and you may also have more charges laid against you.

What is a Section 10?

A Section 10 is a law that grants a Magistrate hearing your matter the discretionary power to dismiss or throw out the charges that are laid against you.

What is Low Range PCA?

A Low Range PCA is when you are charged with having an alcohol level between 0.05 and 0.079.

What is Mid Range PCA?

A Mid Range PCA is when you are charged with having an alcohol level between 0.08 and 0.149.

What is High Range PCA?

A High Range PCA is when you are charged with having an alcohol level of 0.149 or over.