July 26, 2023
One of the most severe penalties for those convicted of impaired driving in Canada (especially for first-time offenders who are not facing jail time) is the driving prohibition that comes with a conviction. If you are convicted of a first impaired driving charge, you will be subject to a one-year driving prohibition. This is mandated by the Criminal Code.
June 27, 2023
Did you know that Canada has a sex offender registry? If someone has been convicted of a sex offence in Canada, besides facing jail and probation, they must also register with the National Sex Offender Registry (NSOR).
June 19, 2023
How can I get my driver’s licence reinstated through the Back on Track and Ignition Interlock programs in Ontario?
Drivers convicted of impaired driving in Ontario have to fulfill certain requirements before having their licences reinstated. One of these requirements is the Back on Track program from the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario.
June 19, 2023
With the rapid development of artificial intelligence (AI) towards seemingly knowing everything, you may consider whether AI applications such as ChatGPT can also provide accurate legal advice based on Ontario law. In order to test this, we asked the most recent version of ChatGPT (at the time of writing) to write an informative blog about the different streams in Ontario impaired driving law for getting your licence back and having your suspension reduced. The results suggest that AI systems are not yet ready to provide reliable legal advice.
October 11, 2022
Arrested, convicted and “doing weekends”? Being sentenced to do your jail time on weekends—intermittent time—can be a good outcome for you if you have been convicted of an offence that requires you to be incarcerated. Serving your sentence on weekends allows you to lead a relatively normal life during the rest of the week. But there is now the possibility of an even better option: serving your intermittent sentence at home. Sound good? It is a good deal but it comes with conditions.
May 20, 2022
Driving without insurance in Ontario is a common occurrence. With the presence of COVID-19, the likelihood of this occurring has heightened.
April 29, 2022
The HTA is a legislation in Ontario which regulates the licensing and overall conduct of transportation on roadways. Disregarding any of the rules set out in this statute, can lead to severe outcomes.