A man with a suspended licence who was found driving has received a fine - and a warning he could face jail time if he does it again.
Police officers conducting breath tests pulled over Ian Maxwell Rice in Napier Street, White Hills last October.
Rice's licence had been suspended for six months from August 2019 for demerit points, and the vehicle he was driving was unregistered.
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He told police he did not have the money to register the vehicle and he was unaware his licence was suspended.
Rice pleaded guilty in the Bendigo Magistrates' Court on Thursday to driving while suspended and using an unregistered vehicle.
He told the court he had not received notice of his suspension, although said he had not changed his address with VicRoads.
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Rice said the car had been impounded and he no longer had it.
Magistrate Sharon McRae noted it was Rice's second offence for driving while suspended.
She told him he was looking at a jail sentence if he did it again.
Ms McRae fined Rice $500, with conviction, and $127.40 in costs.
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