Driving Offences

What Happens When You Get a DUI in BC?

What Happens When You Get a DUI in BC?

If you've received a DUI in BC or are caught driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs, the consequences depend on a number of factors. This includes: Your driving experience The amount of alcohol in your body The discretion of the attending police officer.  DUI BC...

Defending Motor Vehicle Homicide Charges

Defending Motor Vehicle Homicide Charges

Car accidents are always scary. If you are responsible for injuring or killing someone while you were driving, there will be legal consequences. Our Vancouver lawyers can help you defend a charge of motor vehicle homicide. Our primary aim will be to show that the...

What Are My Rights at a DUI Checkpoint?

If you are stopped at a roadblock, you must provide your name, address and insurance documents. Police can also check whether your vehicle is roadworthy and ask you to perform a breath test.   DUI checkpoints DUI checkpoints – also known as roadblocks – are a...

What Are the Charges for Impaired Driving in BC?

What Are the Charges for Impaired Driving in BC?

In British Columbia, the charges for impaired driving are clearly defined and depend on whether your blood alcohol content is in the ‘fail’ range or the ‘warn’ range. If it is in the warn range, the charges depend on whether this is your first, second or third ‘warn’...

How to Get Your Licence Back After a DUI in BC

When you are convicted of impaired driving, your licence will be suspended. If you want to drive again, you must apply to have your licence reinstated. Here’s how. Driving bans for DUI BC When the police find you driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs,...