Impaired Driving

Impaired Driving

Over the past five years, there have been 43,111 criminal convictions for impaired driving in Alberta.

It is always worth fighting your impaired driving charge. Below is a chart that lists the minimum penalties you face with each impaired driving charge in Alberta:

Minimum Penalty First Impaired Second Impaired Third Impaired
Driving Suspension 1 year 3 years 5 years
Ignition Interlock Program 1 year + $628 3 years + $1203 + monthly
rental fees + possible
assessment and monitoring
3 years + $1203 + monthly
rental fees + possible
assessment and monitoring
Criminal Record Yes Yes Yes
Jail Time Possible 30 days 120 days
Other Possible Loss ↑ Insurance rates, travel problems, fines, loss of job ↑ Insurance rates, travel problems, fines, loss of job ↑ Insurance rates, travel problems, fines, loss of job

 

Impaired driving is a specialized area of law, which requires technical training on behalf of the lawyers. We are the only lawyers in Airdrie that handle impaired driving law.