Unfortunately, I got my very first (and LAST!) speeding ticket in the mail today, caught going a bit too fast in the Sydney Tunnel.
I was fortunate to only get 1 demerit point, and $123 fine.
I am wondering do demerit points last forever, or only a certain period?
Over in Scotland, it works opposite, we start off with 12, lose them with offences.
I have learned my lesson, it just ain't worth it!
As far as I know in Aus you get allocated a number of points each year if you have lost them (I think it is like 4 points or something) so that you may redeem your stupidity as time goes on. if you don't think speed kills take a look at this
Well as far as i know in NSW it is you have 12 points on your licence the with each offence you lose points so now you should have 11 points on your licence you will get that point back in 3 years. You are lucky that it was only a 1 point offence.
If you cant fix your brakes make your horn louder
In NZ you start on 0 and go to 100 points. A normal offence earns you about 20 points. 1 year after the offence the points are halved, and they are cleared after 2.
A couple of years ago I got done doing 161 kmh on my bike, with the bloody thing nearly locked up under brakes. I'd just passed a couple of mates doing about 240. Anyway the nice copper let me off at 150, so I got 50 demerrit points and a $500 fine. Would have lost my licence for over 150. Been a good boy since.
Phoenix... r u sure on P's u get 12?? Here in QLD i think u only get 4 points for the whole 3 year period!
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