Driving While Prohibited in Victoria
One of the most serious offences in the Motor Vehicles Act is driving while prohibited. On a first conviction, the judge must fine you at least $500 up to $2000, and may sentence you to jail for up to six months. You will also be prohibited from driving for at least 12-months. For a second or further offence, the judge must sentence you to a period of jail not less than 14-days, and not more than one year, in addition to a fine between $500 – $2000, and a minimum 12-month driving prohibition. In addition to the foregoing, the offence of driving while prohibited attracts 10 penalty points against your license.