Vehicle penalties and infringements

Find out about the type of vehicle licence penalties, your responsibilities as a vehicle owner, paying infringements and removing a yellow sticker.

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 Yellow sticker (defect notice)

A defect notice ( yellow sticker or, work order) means your vehicle cannot be driven on Western Australian roads after the expiry date shown on the notice. Find out what to do about a defect notice so your vehicle can be used again.

 Vehicle licence penalties

Penalties are applied when transfers are not completed within the required time, a Defect Notice (yellow sticker) is not complied with, or vehicle number plates are not returned.

 Vehicle owner responsibilities

If you are the owner of a licensed vehicle you have certain responsibilities under the Road Traffic Act. Here, you can find out what this Act means for you as an individual, joint owner, under-aged owner or business.
Page last updated: Fri Apr 17 2015 11:21:00 AM