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Offers of Pleas to Careless Driving Being Phased Out

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Generally speaking, there is little room for plea bargaining when you’re facing a charge of over 80 or impaired driving.  In most cases this means that you’re being offered nothing for foregoing your right to a trial and pleading guilty to an impaired driving or over 80 charge.  The law sets out mandatory minimum sentences and the Crown Offices generally have a strict policy against reducing impaired driving and over 80 charges in exchange for a guilty plea.  Therefore, in ...

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You could lose your licence even if you’re not over the legal limit.

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3 Day Suspension for a Warn or Alert Range

In Ontario, if you’re stopped by the police and breath tested, you may find yourself facing consequences even if you blow below the legal limit. That’s right. If you blow below the legal limit but the roadside machine displays a reading in the ‘warn’ or ‘alert’ range, though you likely won’t be charged with a drinking or driving offence (such as impaired driving or over 80), you will ...

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Ignition Interlocks: Consequence of an Over 80 Conviction

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The ignition interlock device is used to monitor and control someone convicted of ‘drinking and driving’.  But to the person who has been convicted of ‘drinking and driving’, it is another harsh reality that must be dealt with.  In this article, I explain when it comes into play and how it basically works.

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