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Madeleine Lynch

Lawyer, Fitzroy Legal Service

Introduction to driving offences

Last updated

1 July 2021

This chapter deals with common driving offences and penalties that people who drive in Victoria should be familiar with.

Unless otherwise mentioned, the term ‘motor vehicle’ refers to both a motorbike and a motor car.

The word ‘driver’ refers to both a motorcyclist and a car driver.

All common minor traffic offences are referred to as ‘road rules offences’.

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