Category Archives: Impaired Driving

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April

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Can You Turn Around at a DUI Checkpoint?

If you have ever driven on New Year’s Eve or St. Patrick’s Day, chances are you have seen a DUI checkpoint. You may have even seen one outside a large sporting event, a music concert, or a festival. Police officers … Continue reading


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March

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DUIs Aren’t Just for Cars

Most people associate DUIs with motor vehicles. This makes sense, when you consider there were more than 90,000 impaired driving incidents in 2011 alone.

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February

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Can I Be Charged with Drunk Driving for Sitting in My Vehicle?

Sometimes, it’s easy for even just a drink or two to catch up with you. As you walk to your car, you realize it would be unsafe to drive. In this situation, you may decide to simply “sleep it off” … Continue reading

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New Law Gets Tough on Drug-Related Impaired Driving Offences

Most people associate impaired driving offences with alcohol, but drugs are also responsible for a significant number of impaired driving charges. According to a CTV Toronto report, 45 per cent of Ontario motorists killed in motor vehicle accidents were under … Continue reading

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August

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Some Pot Laws May Change, But Driving While High Will Still Put You at Risk for an Impaired Driving Conviction

The momentum behind liberalizing marijuana laws in both the U.S. and Canada includes consideration by the federal government of allowing police to ticket people arrested for possession of small amounts of pot instead of pursuing criminal charges. While the conservative … Continue reading


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