Impaired and Driving Offences
The Criminal Code of Canada defines impaired and driving offences as those involving the use of a motorized vehicle, such as a car, truck, motorcycle, or semi-truck, during the commission of the offence. Some of the more common impaired and driving criminal offences one might be charged with include: Impaired DrivingDriving Over 0.80%Refusing to Provide a Breath SampleDriving on a Suspended LicenseImpaired or DUI Causing Bodily Harm and/or DeathStreet RacingDangerous/Reckless DrivingDangerous /Reckless Driving Causing Bodily Harm and/or DeathLeaving the Scene of an AccidentFailing to Stop at the Scene of an Accident It is important to distinguish impaired and driving offences from minor traffic violations and traffic accidents. In those cases, the investigating police officer may issue a traffic citation where the accused has the option to simply pay the ticket or fight the charges in traffic court. If you or a loved one has been charged with an impaired and driving offence, contact Mr.