Driving Offences

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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 [...]

B.C.’s Solution to Driving Under the Influence

June 11th, 2018|Blogs, Driving Offences|

When you need to get somewhere quickly and there is no other driving or transportation option, taking a taxi is your go-to mode of transport. In the last few years, [...]

Was Your Breathalyzer Test Fair?: Understanding the Residual Alcohol Defence

October 13th, 2017|Blogs, Driving Offences|

When an officer suspects a driver of driving over the legal alcohol limit, they will often administer a breathalyzer test to get a quick reading of the driver’s blood-alcohol content [...]