The Western Australia Police Force will impound vehicles roadside in every instance when:
- You drive a vehicle without a valid driver’s licence for certain unauthorised driving offences, including driving contrary to a Disqualification Notice; or
- You drive recklessly, commonly referred to as a hoon type offence (e.g., speeding 45km/h over the limit).
How long will the vehicle be impounded?
|1st offence||2nd or subsequent offence|
|Driver's Licence Convictions||28 days||28 days|
|Reckless Driving Charges||28 days||3 months|
NOTE: Court proceedings may be initiated for a further impound or confiscation order for subsequent offences.