Mandatory Minimum Penalties For Impaired Driving

September 17, 2008 by  
Category: Impaired Driving

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All impaired driving charges carry the same penalties. In other words, an Impaired Driving is no different than an Over 80 and the Care and Control Impaired is no different than your standard full Care and Control Over 80. For the first charge, the mandatory minimum sentence is a $1000 fine, and a 1 year […]

Impaired And Over 80 Charges

April 15, 2008 by  
Category: Podcasts

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Dennis Reeve explains impaired and over 80 charges. 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, […]

Impaired Driving and Over 80 Charges

December 4, 2007 by  
Category: Impaired Driving

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Most people are charged with either Impaired Driving or Over 80; most commonly they are charged with both. In both cases, what you did wrong was operate a motor vehicle while having too much alcohol in your system. There are two ways of determining if you have too much alcohol in your system: one is […]

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 […]

Why You Should Get Legal Advice Quickly When You Are Charged With Impaired Driving

November 30, 2007 by  
Category: Impaired Driving

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People who are charged with impaired driving can get legal advice through duty counsel which is made available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The advice you can get at the time, however, is really somewhat limited and that is why it’s really very important to speak with a lawyer as soon after […]

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