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Now more than ever: talk to your teen about reckless driving offences

The last few months have been a period of serious adjustment for our entire country - and the world at large. The term "social distancing" has gained regular use in our vocabulary. Staying at home whenever possible and wearing masks whenever we go out has become the new normal.

At a time when so many Canadians are reducing their time behind the wheel, the comparatively empty roads have led to an unexpected phenomenon. Reckless driving has reached a staggeringly high rate.

Ontario to receive federal funds to combat drug-impaired driving

As many Canadians - both supporters and naysayers - are still wrapping their heads around legalized cannabis, one concern that has remained on everyone's mind has been roadside safety.

The Federal government recently announced that it would provide Ontario with $17 million over the next five years to combat drug-impaired driving.

Impaired driving charges: What are my options?

If you have been caught drinking and driving, you will likely be charged with impaired driving. This means that if convicted, you will have a criminal record. There are generally a few ways you can handle this situation, as outlined by the Ministry of the Attorney General website.

However, before you make any decisions, you may want to consult an experienced criminal defence lawyer in order to review your options and pursue outcomes suited to your specific situation.

Criminally Charged? Act Quickly And Start Building Your Defence Today. Contact Risen Inch & Fraser for a free, one-hour consultation.

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