Experienced DUI Lawyers in Winnipeg

Bueti Wasyliw Wiebe

Manitoba’s Highway Traffic Act together with the Criminal Code of Canada create a comprehensive scheme of offences and penalties for operating a motor vehicle while impaired, with a blood alcohol concentration of more than 80 miligrams percent, and refusing a breathalyzer. Do you need a Best DUI Lawyers in Winnipeg and around its various cities? Here we provide experienced and knowledgeable lawyers to help you to get come out from every situation related to DUI. DUI (Driving under the Influence) is a crime for motorist to handle a vehicle while influenced by the effects of alcohol or other drugs, including prescription medications. You can be classified impaired by any substance, or combination of substances, that creates a condition that affects your ability to operate a motor vehicle safely.

Criminal Impaired Driving Offences in Canada

Here get the detailed information about the Impaired Driving Offences in Winnipeg, Canada and around its various areas. Impaired driving is hazardous threat. Impaired driving means operate a motor vehicle while you are affected by Alcohol, Legal or illegal.

Manitoba Severely Punishes Impaired Driving

Impaired Driving, Driving over .08 and Refusing a Breathalyzer are Criminal Code Offences, which means a conviction for any of these offences results in a Criminal Record. In addition, there are minimum sentences that must be imposed under the Criminal Code, and mandatory license suspensions under the Highway Traffic Act:

Impaired driving/Drive Over.08:

  • First Offense: Minimum $1000 fine and 1 year license suspension
  • Second Offense: Minimum jail sentence of 30 days and 5 year license suspension
  • Third Offense: Minimum jail sentence of 120 days and 10 year license suspension
  • Fourth Offense: Minimum jail sentence of 120 days and lifetime license suspension if within four years of prior offenses

Refusing to give a breath or blood sample:

  • First Offense: : Minimum $1000 fine and 2 year license suspension
  • Second Offense: Minimum jail sentence of 30 days and 7 year license suspension
  • Third Offense: Minimum jail sentence of 120 days and 10 year license suspension
  • Fourth Offense: Minimum jail sentence of 120 days and lifetime license suspension if within 10 years of prior offenses
Don’t Lose Your License to Impaired Driving

Fortunately, we have strategies to defend you. Breathalyzers are not infallible. Performing the breathalyzer test is a very technical process. There is always a margin of error, the law with respect to impaired driving is very complex. Our DUI defence focuses on giving you the benefit of the doubt. The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms holds that you are innocent until proven guilty—and we’ll do our best to make sure that that doesn’t happen. Contact us today.

Contact Us Today

Located in Winnipeg, Bueti Wasyliw Wiebe serves criminal cases throughout all of Manitoba. Call us today at (204) 808-7830 to setup your initial consultation.