Canadian Impaired Driving Lawyers
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Canadian Impaired Driving Lawyers - Impaired Driving is a Federal Criminal Offence
Section 253(b) of the Criminal Code of Canada makes it an offence to operate or have care and control of a motor vehicle, vessel, aircraft or railway equipment while your blood alcohol concentration is greater than 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood.
This term is often shortened to 80 mg% or .08.
Other Criminal driving offences include:
- Failing to provide a breath sample,
- Dangerous driving,
- Failing to stop after an accident,
- Criminal negligence in the operation of a motor vehicle,
- Driving while prohibited,
- Engaging police in a pursuit, and
- all the above (where applicable) resulting in bodily harm or death.
Canadian Impaired Driving Lawyers - What are my Rights and What do I do if I am Pulled Over for Suspected Impaired Driving?
You have the Right not to Incriminate yourself: You do not have to tell the police officer how much you have had to drink or when you started or finished drinking; You do not have to perform any sobriety test such as walking a line.
What you Must do:
You have to produce your driver's licence; vehicle registration and insurance; If asked you must blow into blow into an Approved Screening Device (ASD).
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