Recreational marijuana use has been legal in Canada since 2018. However, driving under the influence of the drug is still illegal – and can result in stiff penalties. When it comes to marijuana, there is no hard and fast test for how police can measure impairment. So,...
Are there tricks to sobering up quickly?
On Behalf of Risen, Inch & Fraser | Mar 4, 2022 | Impaired Driving
There are many old wives’ tales about how to accelerate the sobering-up process after a night of drinking. However, many of these are myths that – if you employ – could land you with an impaired driving charge if you get behind the wheel. In today’s post, we discuss...
Can an impaired driving conviction affect my parental rights?
On Behalf of Risen, Inch & Fraser | Oct 14, 2021 | Impaired Driving
An impaired driving charge has the potential to impact virtually every aspect of your life. If convicted, you may face challenges in landing a job, obtaining a loan or securing an apartment. For parents, however, an impaired driving infraction could have even more...
Don’t let a drunk boating charge ruin your summer
On Behalf of Risen, Inch & Fraser | Jun 17, 2021 | Impaired Driving
Boating is one of Ontarians’ favorite pastimes. There’s nothing quite as relaxing as enjoying a summer day out on the lake with your friends. However, as the operator of your boat, it’s important to remember that many of the rules of the road apply to the water as...
How drunk driving can affect your immigration and travel options
On Behalf of Risen, Inch & Fraser | Sep 23, 2020 | Impaired Driving
Ontario treats drunk driving offences seriously. Anyone driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) over the legal limit of 0.08 can face the following consequences: Jail time Vehicle impoundment Driver’s license suspension Over $800 in penalties and fees...
What you need to know about ignition interlock conditions
On Behalf of Risen, Inch & Fraser | Jul 23, 2020 | Impaired Driving
While every driver knows they should not drive while intoxicated or impaired by drugs, the fact is that people make mistakes. When these mistakes happen, drivers should understand what is at stake and why it is crucial to defend against the charges. For instance, a...
Ontario to receive federal funds to combat drug-impaired driving
On Behalf of Risen, Inch & Fraser | Nov 19, 2019 | 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...
Impaired driving charges: What are my options?
On Behalf of Risen, Inch & Fraser | Jul 3, 2019 | Impaired Driving
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...
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