Negligent or dangerous driving

By George

Negligent or dangerous driving causes many crashes on NSW roads each year. Negligent or dangerous means driving without the due care and attention reasonably expected of a driver. It puts you, other drivers, and the public at risk and can result in serious injury or death. You can prevent these situations when you learn driving from driving schools, Bondi.



The rules

You must not drive a vehicle on a road negligently or at a speed or in a manner dangerous to the public.


If you drive negligently, you can get a fine and demerit points. If you drive at a speed or in a manner dangerous to the public, or cause death or injury due to negligent driving, penalties include:

  • large fines
  • loss of license
  • prison.

See Penalties for serious driving offenses at roads-maritime.

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