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1234.0 - Australian and New Zealand Standard Offence Classification (ANZSOC), 2011  
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Contents >> Division 14 >> SUBDIVISION 143 REGULATORY DRIVING OFFENCES

SUBDIVISION 143 REGULATORY DRIVING OFFENCES

Offences relating to the breaches of regulations governing the manner in which the vehicle is operated.

This subdivision is further disaggregated on the basis of the most common regulatory driving infringements, exceeding speed, alcohol or other substance limits, parking offences, and other regulatory offences.

Offences in this subdivision are classified into the following groups:

    1431 Exceed the prescribed content of alcohol or other substance limit
    1432 Exceed legal speed limit
    1433 Parking offences
    1439 Regulatory driving offences, nec

    1431 Exceed the prescribed content of alcohol or other substance limit

    Offences where the driver of a vehicle, where vehicle is defined at the beginning of this division, exceeds the prescribed content of alcohol or other substance.

    Inclusions:
    Drive while exceeding the prescribed content of alcohol
    Ride (bicycle, horse, skateboard, etc.) while exceeding the prescribed content of alcohol
    Drive while affected by an illicit substance

    Exclusions:
    Drive under the influence of alcohol or other substance; offences where the driver is under the influence of alcohol or other substance and their driving is impaired, and they actually do or potentially could cause an injury to themselves or another person. These are coded to Group 0411, Driving under the influence of alcohol or other substance.
    Dangerous, negligent, careless or reckless driving. These are coded to Group 0412, Dangerous or negligent operation (driving) of a vehicle.


    1432 Exceed legal speed limit

    Offences where a driver of a vehicle (as defined at the beginning of this division) exceeds the speed restrictions pertaining to a particular area.

    Inclusions:
    Exceed prescribed speed limit in a road works zone
    Exceed speed limit in speed restricted water zones

    Exclusions:
    Speed in a manner described as negligent or dangerous and placing the public at risk; the negligent operation of a vehicle. These are coded to Group 0412, Dangerous or negligent operation (driving) of a vehicle.


    1433 Parking offences

    Offences where a stationary vehicle has contravened the regulated use of a parking area or carriage way.

    Inclusions:
    Double parking
    Council parking offences
    Park in a clearway zone
    Exceed parking meter time limit


    1439 Regulatory driving offences, nec

    Other regulatory offences not elsewhere classified in Subdivision 143, Regulatory driving offences.

    Inclusions:
    Fail to wear seatbelts
    Fail to provide life jackets
    Fail to give appropriate signal
    Drive while using a handheld phone
    Fail to appropriately secure a child in a vehicle
    Fail to stop vehicle or render assistance after an accident
    Disobey traffic control signal (e.g. fail to give way or stop)
    Fail to stop motor vehicle on request
    Fail to keep left of double lines
    Refuse preliminary breath test
    Refuse preliminary drug test
    Fail to wear a bicycle helmet
    Bicycle offences, nec

    Exclusions:
    Fail to produce licence on demand. These are coded to Group 1419, Driver licence offences, nec.
    Fail to state name/address on request. These are coded to Group 1562, Resist or hinder police officer or justice official.
    Give false name to police officer or justice official. These are coded to Group 1562, Resist or hinder police officer or justice official.



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