Quebec law is strict on driving after drinking or using drugs. Here we explain the difference between
driving while impaired and
driving with a blood-alcohol level over the legal limit.
We also explain that you can be arrested for
just sitting in your car while drunk, even if you’re not driving, or
refusing to give a breath sample to a police officer.
Driving After Drinking or Using...
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...