Fines

Current overload fine classifications are as follows:

Overweight by
Breach Fine
0 – 5% Minor Risk $426
5 – 20% Substantial Risk $640
20% and over   referred to a solicitor for prosecution in court
     
Other Types of Breaches    
B Doubles Off Route   $640
Disobey Gross Load Limit   $253
Not Comply with direction to stop $640

After a breach occurs an infringement notice is issued to the registered owner of the vehicle.

Offenders may either pay on the infringement notice direct to the State Debt Recovery Office within 21 days or elect to have the matter dealt with in the local court.