Impaired Driving Lawyer In Surrey BC Canada
Surrey Impaired Driving Lawyer in BC
Expert Defense for Impaired Driving Charges
Impaired driving refers to the act of operating a vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. It is considered a serious criminal offense in Canada and can result in severe consequences.
Impaired Driving Offences under the Criminal Code of Canada : Operation while Impaired
Section 320.14 (1) of the Criminal Code of Canada states:
Operation while impaired
320.14 (1) Everyone commits an offence who
(a) operates a conveyance while the person’s ability to operate it is impaired to any degree by alcohol or a drug or by a combination of alcohol and a drug;
(b) subject to subsection (5), has, within two hours after ceasing to operate a conveyance, a blood alcohol concentration that is equal to or exceeds 80 mg of alcohol in 100 mL of blood;
(c) subject to subsection (6), has, within two hours after ceasing to operate a conveyance, a blood drug concentration that is equal to or exceeds the blood drug concentration for the drug that is prescribed by regulation; or
(d) subject to subsection (7), has, within two hours after ceasing to operate a conveyance, a blood alcohol concentration and a blood drug concentration that is equal to or exceeds the blood alcohol concentration and the blood drug concentration for the drug that are prescribed by regulation for instances where alcohol and that drug are combined.
Our experienced lawyers are knowledgeable in impaired driving cases and can provide legal representation to clients facing such charges.
The Criminal Code of Canada prohibits driving while impaired by drugs, alcohol, or a combination of both. This prohibition extends to any degree of impairment and is enforced with penalties that correlate with the severity of the offense from mandatory minimum fines to the severe end of the spectrum—life imprisonment. It is essential to understand that there may be additional laws or regulations that are applied at provincial or territorial levels. If you are facing impaired driving charges, time is of the essence. For expert legal advice and representation, contact Paul E. Briggs Law in Surrey BC Canada. With years of experience in criminal law, I am committed to providing my clients with the support, guidance, and advocacy they need. Call today to schedule your consultation and take the first step towards a successful resolution of your case.
Protect Your Driving Record with Paul E. Briggs Law
Being accused of a driving violation can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. Let me help you shoulder that burden with my legal representation. I defend clients facing a range of violations, from speeding tickets to DUIs. With my personalized approach, you can trust that I’ll provide reliable guidance and advocacy every step of the way.
Years of Experience Defending Driving Violations
Strategic Legal Counsel for Traffic Offences
Expert Legal Consultation for Traffic Violations
Immediate Roadside Suspension 2021
Client was served with an immediate roadside suspension of 90 days for refusing to provide a breath sample. Mr. Briggs conducted a review of the suspension. After preparing affidavits, medical evidence, legal submissions, and testimony from his client, the Adjudicator agreed with Mr. Briggs and cancelled the suspension.
Serving Surrey and Surrounding Areas
Our office is conveniently located and easily accessible, so you can easily meet with us at your convenience. We understand that every case is unique, and we tailor our approach to meet the specific needs of each client. Our goal is to ensure that our clients feel confident and supported throughout the entire legal process.