Your licence can be suspended in the following circumstances:

  • Exceeding the demerit points limit.
  • Speeding.
  • Street racing.
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • Aggravated burnouts.
  • Driving without supervision as a learner driver.
  • Failing to pay an outstanding penalty notice or a court-imposed fine.

Police can suspend your licence on the spot, or you may receive a Notice of Suspension from Transport for NSW in the mail.

If you wish to appeal your licence suspension, it is important that you seek legal advice quickly. Time limits for appealing your licence suspension apply.


How do I appeal my licence suspension in NSW?

If you wish to appeal your licence suspension, you must lodge your appeal within 28 days of the date of your suspension.

Depending on your circumstances, we can assist you to:

  • Request a review of a penalty notice.
  • Request that a penalty notice be heard in court.
  • Apply for a good behaviour period.
  • Appeal the decision to suspend your licence.


How can we help?

We are experienced in successfully appealing licence suspensions in NSW.

Book a free consultation if you require assistance.