If you’re facing a possible drink driving charge you can use our drink driving ban calculator to find out what sort of penalty you could receive.
If you have provided a blood, breath or urine sample for testing you are probably wondering what sort of penalty you could be facing. Although each case is unique it is possible to make an estimation on the likely penalties someone will receive based on a couple of factors. This is because the Magistrate’s Court uses set sentencing guidelines when issuing drink driving offence penalties. However, these are just guidelines and we would recommend contacting a specialist drink driving solicitor for more information.
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Your Potential Penalty
The maximum and minimum penalties are listed below:
† Band C Fine
Based on a case-by-base basis and your offence, magistrates use a starting of point 150% of relevant weekly income with: