Recent Changes To Federal Impaired Driving Legislation As It Relates To The Use Of The Breathalyzer Machine

July 15, 2008 by  
Category: Impaired Driving

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One of our concerns with the new legislation is that it places all the emphasis on the Breathalyzer machine and removes any question of reasonable doubt about the machine’s results. There could still be reasonable doubt in light of contrary evidence provided by witnesses, individuals such as friends, colleagues, co-workers or whomever. In the past, […]

Breathalyzers And Roadside Testing Part 1

April 14, 2008 by  
Category: Podcasts

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Dennis Reeve explains breathalyzers and roadside testing. If you, or someone you care about, is dealing with criminal law issues in the Newmarket, Ontario Region, contact Hobson & Reeve Barrsiters for a consultation. This podcast is taken from a January 2008 interview with Dennis Reeve, Criminal Lawyer with Hobson & Reeve Barristers, a Newmarket, Ontario […]

Breathalyzers and Roadside Testing Part 2

April 14, 2008 by  
Category: Podcasts

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Dennis Reeve explains breathalyzers and roadside testing. This is Part 2 of a two part interview. If you, or someone you care about, is dealing with criminal law issues in the Newmarket, Ontario Region, contact Hobson & Reeve Barrsiters for a consultation. This podcast is taken from a January 2008 interview with Dennis Reeve, Criminal […]

Explaining Breathalyzers And Breath Sampling

December 3, 2007 by  
Category: Impaired Driving

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There are two routes to the police station for a breathalyzer test. The RIDE Program The first one that we all see, particularly around Christmas time, is the RIDE Program. When your vehicle is stopped in a RIDE spot check, the officer will stick his head inside the driver’s window to try to smell your […]

The Consequences Of Refusing To Take A Breathalyzer Test

October 11, 2007 by  
Category: Impaired Driving

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This is important to know. If a lawful demand is made to blow into the breathalyzer and you don’t comply with it, you will be charged with refusal. The consequences of refusal are exactly the same as if you had actually blown over the limit. So, when people call us in the middle of the […]