Driving Offences

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What Happens If You Leave the Scene of an Accident?

March 3rd, 2022|Blogs, Driving Offences|

If you leave the scene of an accident, you may face a penalty of five years in prison or other penalties, depending on circumstances. Leaving the accident scene and being [...]

Can You Beat an Impaired Driving Charge?

February 17th, 2022|Blogs, Driving Offences, Drug Offences|

Yes, there are some instances where an impaired driving charge (commonly referred to a “driving under the influence” or DUI) can be dropped; a lack of causation, failure to follow [...]

How to Check My Driving Offences in British Columbia

October 15th, 2021|Blogs, Driving Offences|

Have your car insurance premiums increased? Can you remember exactly when that recent accident was? Any difficulty recalling how many demerit points you have left? When you need to consult [...]

Is Driving without Insurance a Criminal Offence in Canada?

July 6th, 2021|Driving Offences|

Across Canada, you must  have active car insurance if you want to operate a vehicle. The minimum requirement laid out by each province and territory is to have third-party liability [...]

Is Impaired Driving a Provincial Offence?

March 24th, 2021|Driving Offences|

Drugs or alcohol can impair a person’s ability to operate a vehicle, which endangers both the driver and anyone on the road, including pedestrians. In Canada, it continues to be [...]

What are the Legal Consequences of Driving Under the Influence?

December 16th, 2020|Driving Offences|

Driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs that impair the ability to drive has serious and long-lasting legal consequences.  Penalties for this offence include a license suspension, fines, [...]

Should I Hire a Lawyer for a Traffic Ticket?

October 23rd, 2020|Blogs, Driving Offences|

Many people avoid seeking legal representation because they think it's unnecessary or expensive. Some may believe they deserve the traffic or speeding ticket, while others might think that nothing can [...]

Is a DUI a Criminal Offence in Canada?

September 28th, 2020|Driving Offences|

To most, much of the law is a mystery.  If a person were to receive a prohibition from the police, for example, they might think it was the same thing [...]

Vehicular Manslaughter & Homicide

June 3rd, 2019|Blogs, Driving Offences|

Vehicular accidents are horrifying enough without adding injury or death to the scene. Being responsible for injuring or killing someone while driving would have to be categorized as anyone’s worse [...]

B.C. Working on Implementing Ride-Hailing Services

August 6th, 2018|Blogs, Driving Offences|

When the NDP government promised ride-hailing services in their 2017 election, they planned to have them available by Christmas of that year. Before they lost power, they managed to have [...]