Drinking and Driving
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This article last updated
November 10, 2011.
If you have been charged with drinking and driving,
you may have a defence. Under Canadian law, the consequences of
a conviction may be both costly and devastating. Do not plead
guilty before you consult a criminal lawyer as you may have a defence.
A conviction for impaired driving, drive
over 80, care or control, refuse breath sample, or refuse to do tests or provide a bodily fluid sample to determine if your ability to drive is impaired by a drug means the suspension
of your driver's licence, a criminal record
and a huge hike in your motor vehicle insurance premiums. If your
job involves driving, you may lose your livelihood.