A Deloraine woman performed just 4.5 hours of a 49-hour community service order over seven years the Launceston Magistrates Court heard.
Renae Billie Bakes, 38, received the sentence in May 2013 from then Magistrate Robert Pearce for a nine counts of driving while her driver's licence was suspended in 2012 and driving without due care and attention.
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Community Corrections officer Carl Hart said there was no logical alternative but to re-sentence Ms Bakes.
Magistrate Ken Stanton said that he may have no choice but to send her to prison.
"Why didn't you do the hours?," he asked.
"I was a very bad drug addict back then but I have been off drugs for two years and I have a young child and a 13-year-old," she said.
When Bakes sought to defend her attendance record saying she had done four and a half hours Mr Stanton remarked: "Don't try and justify your position in relation to that, there's not much you can say".
The court heard that Bakes continually drove without a licence, including one occasion when she drove to get her silver Holden Commodore washed after driving in a paddock.
She also was charged with driving without due care and attention after running into a farm implement on the back of a tractor on the Meander Valley Highway.
When Mr Stanton asked for her submission Ms Bakes said: "Please don't send me to jail".
"I'll do anything you tell me to do."
She said she did not have a licence or a vehicle at present.
"How did you get here this morning?," Mr Stanton asked.
"I came with the children's father," Bakes said.
Mr Stanton cancelled the order saying there was no sign of recent offending and fined her $600.
"You must not think you are getting away Scot free even though you are doing the right thing now," he said.
The court heard that Bakes had $1400 of outstanding fines and had lost her licence in 2011 because of the accumulation.
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