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A FILIPINO LAWYER OR LICENSED PARALEGAL EXPLAINS WHAT IS IMPAIRED DRIVING AND WHAT ARE THE PENALTIES IMPOSABLE

 

According to the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario, “impaired driving means operating a vehicle (i.e., cars, trucks, boats, snowmobiles and off-road vehicles) while your ability to do so has been compromised to any degree by consuming alcohol, drugs, or a combination of the two.” A Filipino Lawyer in Toronto or Filipino Licensed Paralegal can help you when charged with this crime.


When you are a driver aged 21 or under, new drivers of any age (with G1, G2, M1 or M2 licenses) you must not have any presence of alcohol in your blood which is called “zero tolerance” rule. This is also applicable when you are a Commercial Driver.

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For Medical Cannabis Users:


For Medical Cannabis Users, you would not be subject to Ontario’s zero tolerance substance standards for young, inexperienced and commercial drivers if a police officer is confident that you are legally allowed to use cannabis for medicinal purposes. However, when a police officer determines that your ability to drive has been compromised, you will also face fines and criminal charges. And if a health care professional has approved you to use cannabis or another drug, it is your responsibility to ensure your driving capabilities are not impaired while operating a vehicle.

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The following are the Penalties imposable when charged with Impaired Driving, depending on whether you have previously been found guilty of impaired driving:




  • 3-day license suspension
  • $250 penalty
  • 7-day license suspension
  • $350 penalty
  • Mandatory education program
  • 30-day license suspension
  • $450 penalty
  • Mandatory Medical evaluation
  • For novice and young drivers who are under Zero Tolerance. License suspension of 1-10 years depending on the certain criteria
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For Medical Cannabis Users:


For Medical Cannabis Users, you would not be subject to Ontario’s zero tolerance substance standards for young, inexperienced and commercial drivers if a police officer is confident that you are legally allowed to use cannabis for medicinal purposes. However, when a police officer determines that your ability to drive has been compromised, you will also face fines and criminal charges. And if a health care professional has approved you to use cannabis or another drug, it is your responsibility to ensure your driving capabilities are not impaired while operating a vehicle.

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The following are the Penalties imposable when charged with Impaired Driving, depending on whether you have previously been found guilty of impaired driving:





  • 3-day license suspension

  • $250 penalty

  • 7-day license suspension

  • $350 penalty

  • Mandatory education program

  • 30-day license suspension

  • $450 penalty

  • Mandatory Medical evaluation

  • For novice and young drivers who are under Zero Tolerance. License suspension of 1-10 years depending on the certain criteria

If drug or alcohol test is refused bigger penalties are given to the drivers. These penalties include a 90-day license suspension, 7-day vehicle impoundment, $550 penalty, and $281 license reinstatement fee. You must also attend mandatory education or treatment program, and will be required to use an ignition interlock device for at least 6 months.


AJ Law Partners is always here to help you. Depending on the situation you are in, we can help you with the charges you have to face. We offer competent Paralegal Services. Please visit our website https://www.ajlawpartners.ca/ to browse our varied services. You can contact us for a free consultation at +1 (416) 409-5991 or reach out to us via email at [email protected] .

If drug or alcohol test is refused bigger penalties are given to the drivers. These penalties include a 90-day license suspension, 7-day vehicle impoundment, $550 penalty, and $281 license reinstatement fee. You must also attend mandatory education or treatment program, and will be required to use an ignition interlock device for at least 6 months.


AJ Law Partners is always here to help you. Depending on the situation you are in, we can help you with the charges you have to face. We offer competent Paralegal Services. Please visit our website https://www.ajlawpartners.ca/ to browse our varied services. You can contact us for a free consultation at +1 (416) 409-5991 or reach out to us via email at [email protected] .