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If you are caught driving over the speed limit, the amount of your infringement fine will depend on how far over the speed limit you are going. 

How far over the speed limit Infringement fine
10km/h or less $30
11–15km/h $80
16–20km/h $120
21–25km/h $170
26–30km/h $230
31–35km/h $300
36–40km/h $400
41–45km/h $510
46–50km/h $630

The information on this page is a general guide only. It is not the source of the law and should not be used in place of authoritative legal documents. 

In addition to a fine, you will also incur demerit points. 

Find out about the demerit points related to speeding

More than 40km/h over the speed limit

  • If your speed was more than 40km/h above the speed limit you can get a 28-day licence suspension.
  • If your speed was more than 50km/h over the limit you can also be charged with careless, dangerous or reckless driving.

If you go to court

If you dispute the fine and have a court hearing, the infringement fine above may change. You may be fined less, or you may be fined more or charged with an offence. You may also have to pay court costs. 

Download Factsheet 55: Driving offences and penalties [PDF, 77 KB]

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