In Toronto, the Criminal law is very complicated and laws governing drunk driving are very serious. If you have been charged with DUI OR ‘Drinking and Driving’ offense or any other kind, it can be a very scary experience and possibly life changing as you get accused of a criminal charge. While many people may feel to defend their charges by themselves; however, taking the help of an experienced Criminal lawyer is often crucial in order to handle the serious offenses.
As Canada is governed by the Criminal Code, impaired driving or refusing a breath sample or driving over 80 is considered as a criminal matter. However, recent amendments to the Criminal Code of Canada have reduced the penalties in driving prohibition for first-time offenders in an effort to reduce the driving cases that go to trial and also for encouraging the use if ignition interlock device.