Impaired Driving & Over 0.08 mg%
Accused client arrested for impaired driving and over 0.08 after a high speed collision with another vehicle. Client blew 0.14 mg% and 0.13 mg%, and confessed to driving while impaired to the arresting officer.
After extensive negotiations, Crown Counsel agreed to drop the criminal charges against the accused and allow her to plead guilty to the non-criminal offence of driving without due care and attention under the Motor Vehicle Act. No driving prohibition was imposed. Client was required to attend counseling and abide by a driving curfew pursuant to a s. 89 Offence Act probation order.