When an individual’s ability to operate a vehicle is impacted by drugs or alcohol or a combination of both, the police may form grounds to lay a charge of impaired driving against that individual.
The levels provided for under the law for a driver’s that are fully licenced are that they must be under 80 milligrams of alcohol for every 100 millilitres of blood. If the blood alcohol concentration is above the legal mark, the consequences are very serious. Depending on the offence and severity of your situation, these may include an immediate licence suspension, 12 month driving prohibition as well as a drastic increase in your insurance premium if found guilty of the offence.
It is critical that you speak with an experienced dui lawyer to have your case analyzed for any available defences or Charter arguments.