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April 22, 2022
DUI Charge Reduced to Careless Driving – What does it mean? And, how can you achieve this?
If you are charged with a DUI, it can potentially be reduced to careless driving. But, how can a DUI charge be fought? And, what is the difference between a DUI charge and careless driving?
March 21, 2022
Drinking After Playing Hockey
How much can I safely drink after playing hockey and then drive home? Canadians of all ages play our national…
May 27, 2021
Drunk Driving Death Spawns Legislative Reform
The infamous Marco Muzzo drunk-driving case in 2015 involved a car accident that killed four people and seriously injured two others.
February 12, 2021
One Brew in a Canoe – Boating and Drinking
Take note, in Ontario, drinking and boating can cost you your driver’s licence! Drinking and boating in Ontario triggers the same penalties as does drinking and driving.
February 7, 2021
Drinking and Driving Statistics
In 2014, nearly 1300 Canadians were killed by impaired driving. Nearly 300 of these deaths involved individuals who tested positive for alcohol alone. Such statistics highlight the consequences of drinking and driving in Canada and Ontario. While the consequences can be tragic, downward trends in drinking and driving offences show positive developments.
February 1, 2021
The Intoxilyzer: Demonstration with Richard Aitken & Richard Robertson
Richard Aitken and Richard Robertson explain how the Intoxilyzer works and do a test of the device.
January 29, 2021
Consequences of Refusing a Breath Test
This blog focuses exclusively on the offence of refusing or failing to provide police with a breath sample to detect alcohol and introduces some of the common issues and defences that arise during litigation of such charges.
January 28, 2021
What Do Most Pickering Criminal Lawyers Charge for DUI Representation?
The short answer is that there is a wide range of potential legal fee costs. Many factors will determine what a particular lawyer would likely charge for such representation.
January 22, 2021
What if This is Not My First Drinking & Driving Offence?
The current regime in Ontario for people convicted under the drinking and driving laws, creates a system that is strict with first-time offenders, but also gives them breaks that did not exist before August 2010.
January 18, 2021
The Intoxilyzer 8000 with Richard Aitken
Richard Aitken introduces the Intoxilyzer 8000 and explains how it works, possible issues with its functioning, different variables that can affect the results, and why it's so valuable to have at Aitken Robertson.