Discussion paper
Description

This Issues Paper considers options for reform that may improve the effectiveness of the criminal justice response to drink drivers in Tasmania, by exploring sentencing options that are more likely to influence offenders’ perceptions of risks represented by their behaviour, and bring about lasting attitudinal change.

Based on the experience in other jurisdictions, evidence indicated that a well designed Driving While Intoxicated Courts/List (based on a specialist problem-oriented approach) provides a promising alternative to traditional sentencing approaches.

Publication Details
Source title:
Responding to the Problem of Recidivist Drink Drivers
Issue:
Tasmanian Law Reform Institute Issues Paper No. 23
Publication place:
Hobart