This year marks the first summer it will be legal to smoke cannabis in Canada. The substance become legal just after the start of fall in 2018, when it had its supporters and naysayers. The government, as well as many other organizations - from healthcare...
La conduite inattentive est devenue une épidémie nationale. Les lois ontariennes sur la conduite inattentive sont plus sévères que jamais et il est important que les conducteurs prennent au sérieux les conséquences potentielles de cette infraction. Nouvelles lois...
Driving while distracted has become a national epidemic. However, just because it is common doesn't mean it is safe. And it also doesn't make it okay in the eyes of the law. In fact, distracted driving laws in Ontario are harsher than ever now, and it is crucial for...
It can be an offence to leave the scene of an accident in certain circumstances. If you are driving a car, a boat or even flying an airplane and get into an accident with another person or vehicle you have a responsibility to remain at the scene and provide certain...
Now that marijuana is legal in Canada, the likelihood of people driving high (or mpaired by marijuana) has risen. Unlike alcohol, however, there is no easy test to determine if someone is legally impaired by marijuana. The Federal Government has approved a device, the...
In impaired driving and over 80 cases, the law for years has been that if the police stop an individual on the side of the road they could demand they blow into a roadside screening device only if: - the demand was forthwith; - the officer had reasonable grounds to...
La Cour d’appel de l’Ontario ordonne un nouveau procès dans une affaire de conduite dangereuse causant la mort
Martial Laverdure a été accusé de conduite dangereuse ayant causé la mort. Il a frappé un piéton qui quittait une partie de hockey. Il roulait à environ 60 km / h dans une zone de 50 km / h. Le juge de première instance a conclu que la conduite était dangereuse, en...
There are many questions on the minds of Canadians regarding the use of recreational cannabis and driving. How long do you have to wait after consumption to drive? How does cannabis impair your driving ability? Is cannabis treated the same way as alcohol? These Are...
A request to walk in a straight line, or take a breathalyzer test, may be expected if you are pulled over under suspicion of drunk driving. But what options are available to police officers when they suspect someone has been driving under the influence of cannabis?...
Martial Laverdure was charged with dangerous driving causing death. He hit a pedestrian who was leaving a hockey game. He was driving approximately 60 km/hr in a 50 km/hr zone. The trial judge found that the driving was dangerous, particularly given the higher than...
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