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The Demerit Points Scheme helps make our roads safer by encouraging motorists to drive responsibly.

Effective 30 January 2018.

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Offence Penalty Notice Fines Points Double demerits? Law
LICENCE - LEARNER
Learner tow other vehicle
$2572 RT (DL) Reg 2008
Cl 18 (a)
LICENCE - LEARNER
Learner drive towed vehicle
$2572 RT (DL) Reg 2008
Cl 18 (b)
LICENCE - PROVISIONAL
Provisional P1 Class C holder tow vehicle over 250 kg
$2572 RT (DL) Reg 2008
Cl 23 (a)
LICENCE - PROVISIONAL
Provisional P1 Class R holder tow vehicle
$2572 RT (DL) Reg 2008
Cl 23 (b)
SAFETY OF DRIVER/PASSENGERS
Tow trailer with person in/on trailer
$3303 Road Rules 2014
Rule 298
TOWING - GENERAL
Tow without control of towed vehicle
$4393 Road Rules 2014
Rule 294 (1)(a)(i)
TOWING - GENERAL
Towed vehicle not in order/with licensed person/in control
$4393 Road Rules 2014
Rule 294 (1)(a)(ii)
TOWING - GENERAL
Tow vehicle when unsafe
$4393 Road Rules 2014
Rule 294 (1)(b)
TOWING - GENERAL
Tow without control of trailer
$4393 Road Rules 2014
Rule 294 (2)(a)
TOWING - GENERAL
Tow trailer when unsafe
$4393 Road Rules 2014
Rule 294 (2)(b)
TOWING - GENERAL
Motor vehicle tow more than one vehicle
$4393 Road Rules 2014
Rule 294-1 (1)(b)
TOWING - GENERAL
Towed vehicle exceed towing capacity
$4393 Road Rules 2014
Rule 294-2 (1)(a)
TOWING - GENERAL
Towed vehicle exceed maximum laden weight
$4393 Road Rules 2014
Rule 294-2 (1)(b)
TOWING - HEAVY VEHICLES
Articulated vehicle tow other vehicle
$4393 Road Rules 2014
Rule 294-1 (1)(a)
TOWING - LOADS
Drive/tow vehicle with unsecured load
$4393 Road Rules 2014
Rule 292 (a)
TOWING - LOADS
Drive/tow vehicle with load causing instability
$4393 Road Rules 2014
Rule 292 (b)
TOWING - LOADS
Drive/tow vehicle with overhanging load
$4393 Road Rules 2014
Rule 292 (c)
TOWING - LOADS
Not remove/have removed any thing fallen/put on road
$4393 Road Rules 2014
Rule 293 (2)

Downloadable lists of demerit point offences

A complete list of all offences, demerit points and fines can be viewed and downloaded from the documents on this page.

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