Driving with alcohol and/or drugs in your system can impair your ability to control a vehicle. Research suggests that a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.05% means the risk of being involved in a traffic crash is double that of a person who has not been drinking at all. Police have powers to stop any driver and conduct alcohol and drug related tests.
The Western Australia Police Force will impound vehicles roadside in every instance when:
From 1 July 2009, if you're caught driving after you've lost your licence, the WA Police Force will impound the car on the spot for a period of 28 days, no matter who it belongs to.
Last updated: Jul 1, 2021