Group
Subdivision

143 Regulatory driving offences

Latest release
Australian and New Zealand Standard Offence Classification (ANZSOC)
Reference period
2011

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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