TAS Fines for P Platers

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In Tasmania, there are over 1,000 types of fines related to driving on the road and a handful of important fines related to driving on your L or P Plates.

Let’s look at some of the FAQs about fines for L and P Plate drivers in TAS.

Fines on your P Plates

Do I get a fine for not having P Plates on my car?

The current fine for not displaying your P Plate on your car in Tasmania is $87 (higher if you go to court).

What happens if my P Plates fall off or blow off my car?

This will be up to the discretion of the police officer who pulls you over. The current fine for not displaying your P Plate on your car in Tasmania is $87 (higher if you go to court).

What is the fine for driving with one P plate (on the front or back)?

This will be up to the discretion of the police officer who pulls you over. The current fine for not displaying both your P Plates on your car in Tasmania is $87 (higher if you go to court).

Do I get a fine for leaving P Plates on my car if I’m not a P Plate driver (i.e. a parent with a full licence)?

The current fine for displaying P Plates on your car when you’re not required in Tasmania is $87 (higher if you go to court).

Is there a fine for texting while driving on your P plates?

The current fine for texting while driving on your P Plates in Tasmania is $346 (higher if you go to court).

What is the fine for driving with more than one passenger on your P plates?

The current fine for driving with more than one passenger aged between 16 to 22 on your P Plates in Tasmania is $216 (higher if you go to court).

 

Fines on your L Plates

Do I get a fine for not having L Plates on my car?

The current fine for not displaying your L Plate on your car in Tasmania is $87 (higher if you go to court).

What happens if my L Plates fall off or blow off my car?

This will be up to the discretion of the police officer who pulls you over. The current fine for not displaying your L Plate on your car in Tasmania is $87 (higher if you go to court).

Do I get a fine for leaving L Plates on my car after a lesson (i.e.a parent with a full licence)?

The current fine for displaying L Plates on your car when you’re not required in Tasmania is $87 (higher if you go to court).

What is the fine for driving with one L plate (on the front or back)?

This will be up to the discretion of the police officer who pulls you over. The current fine for not displaying both your L Plates on your car in Tasmania is $87 (higher if you go to court).

 

See all the official fine details on the TAS Transport website.