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2018 Monday, February 19,

The criminal consequences of road rage

By |2018-03-20T21:42:43-04:00February 19th, 2018|

The criminal consequences of road rage charges in Canada. As criminal defence lawyers, we frequently receive calls for people charged with "road rage" incidents.  Although road rage by itself is not a criminal offence, [...]

2017 Monday, August 28,

What does “Care and Control” mean in Impaired Driving, Over 80, and DUI cases? 

By |2017-10-02T11:12:27-04:00August 28th, 2017|

What does "Care and Control" mean in Impaired Driving, Over 80, and DUI cases? "Drinking and Driving" In Canadian criminal law, there are two distinct offences that constitute what is colloquially [...]

2017 Tuesday, June 20,

Is Impaired Driving a Criminal Offence

By |2017-07-02T09:15:32-04:00June 20th, 2017|

Is impaired driving a criminal offence in Ontario, Canada? A common misunderstanding among many Canadians is viewing impaired driving and "Over 80" charges as something less than "criminal". These charges are also commonly [...]

2017 Thursday, April 13,

What the legalization of marijuana means for impaired driving in Canada

By |2017-04-13T18:27:42-04:00April 13th, 2017|

The legalization of marijuana means sweeping changes in impaired by drug laws for Canada... A bill was introduced in Parliament today that proposes to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana in Canada.  The goal [...]

2017 Thursday, February 23,

The Drug Evaluation Expert (DRE) Scheme in Canada (R. v. Bingley)

By |2017-04-06T12:09:53-04:00February 23rd, 2017|

The Case of R. v. Bingley: Drug Evaluation Expert Evidence in Canadian Impaired by Drug Law Section 254(3.1) of the Criminal Code gives certain officers the authority to perform evaluations on [...]

2016 Tuesday, June 14,

Forget the speed bumps; focus on the prosecution of careless driving in Ontario.

By |2017-05-10T17:42:22-04:00June 14th, 2016|

Forget the speed bumps; focus on the prosecution of careless driving in Ontario. In the past year alone, 43 pedestrians and cyclists were killed by vehicles in the City of Toronto. To put that into perspective, it's [...]

2015 Monday, December 21,

The R.I.D.E. Impaired Driviing Program: What is it, what are my rights?

By |2017-06-22T11:52:16-04:00December 21st, 2015|

The R.I.D.E. Impaired Driving Program: What is it, what are my rights? Nothing in this article is meant to in any way constitute legal advice; it is purely informational. The holiday season is high [...]

2014 Saturday, June 28,

Driving a Boat Impaired is the Same Offence as Driving a Car Impaired

By |2017-06-29T10:30:28-04:00June 28th, 2014|

Operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or drug includes boats, jet-skis, ATVs, and other recreational vehicles. We explain the consequences. Cottage life is wonderful. As I write this article, we are [...]