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Traffic Matters

Hanna Legal has extensive experience with driving and traffic law matters, having appeared in some of Australia’s most high-profile such cases over the last 12+ years. 

Our lawyers represent clients charged with all driving, traffic and navigation offences, including:

  • Drink driving (low-range PCA, mid-range PCA, high-range PCA, special-range PCA)
  • Drive with illicit substance present (drug driving)
  • Driving whilst disqualified, suspended, cancelled or unlicenced
  • Speeding offences
  • Negligent driving 
  • Negligent or dangerous driving causing death or grievous bodily harm
  • Dangerous navigation occasioning death
  • Manslaughter (driving related)
  • Police pursuits
  • Failure to nominate driver

Our solicitors also appear for persons making license suspension appeals and regulatory matters involving Transport NSW. 

How we can help

Our experience and expertise enable us to achieve excellent results for clients facing prosecution for driving and traffic offences. 

Key services

  • Advising on the prosecution evidence and relevant laws, including Road Transport Act 2013 and Crimes Act 1900 (NSW)
  • Bail/release applications and detention 
  • Developing defence strategies 
  • Engaging third party experts, such as forensic pharmacologists/toxicologists, mechanical engineers, crash investigators 
  • Drafting representations to the prosecution to withdraw charges
  • Plea negotiations with the prosecution
  • Briefing barristers with expertise in driving and traffic law
  • Appearing at Local Court hearings and District Court trials
  • Appearing at sentence proceedings
  • Appearing at appeals against conviction and appeal