Anyone found guilty of driving of an alcohol- or drug-related offence is automatically forbidden from driving. The Société d’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ or licence bureau) cancels the person’s driver’s licence.
The length of time the person cannot drive is called the prohibition period. It depends on the specific offence and whether the person was found guilty of similar offences in...
Police officers who suspect a driver of having taken drugs or alcohol can ask the driver to do a breath or physical coordination tests. Here we explain these things:
what the police can do with drivers who are not fit to drive
tests the police can ask drivers to do to detect alcohol or drugs in their blood
the rights and responsibilities of drivers
Police Can Stop Drivers Who Are Unfit to...
Are you suspected of impaired driving or driving over the legal limit? Did you refuse the tests you were asked to do? These are serious crimes. You might be fined, lose your licence, get a criminal record and even go to jail.
Here we explain what happens right after an arrest and the possible punishments if you’re found guilty.
The police can take away your driver’s...