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Changes to Drinking and Driving Laws in Ontario

Did you know that the drinking and driving laws in Ontario have changed? Ontario is home to some of the toughest laws in the world when it comes to impaired driving.

Effective May 1, 2009

  • Drivers who are caught with a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) between 0.05 and 0.08 will automatically lose their license for 3, 7 or 30 days. Repeat offenders will face tougher consequences.

Effective August 1, 2010

  • All drivers aged 21 and under will be subject to a 24-hour license suspension if they are caught with ANY alcohol in their blood and if convicted, can face a 30 days license suspension and up to a $500 fine

For more information, visit www.ontario.ca/drivesober

See chart below for CONSEQUENCES TO DRINKING AND DRIVING

Consequences to Drinking and Driving Chart

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