Why work with Reli On Us on Refuse Breath Sample charges?
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Stay out of jail
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Maintain the ability to drive or keep a license
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COMMON TYPES OF CHARGES
Refuse Breath Sample
REFUSING A BREATH SAMPLE
Section 254(5) of the Criminal Code (CC) – “Failure or Refusal to Comply with Demand”
- In Canada, any person who refuses to comply with a drunk driving investigation by refusing lawful demands, such as completing a breath sample or performing field sobriety test, can be found guilty of this charge.
Immediate penalties for refusing a breath sample include:
- 90-day immediate roadside licence suspension
- a $275 licence reinstatement fee
- An immediate vehicle impoundment for 7 days
- Depending on the circumstances, an ignition interlock condition will be placed on your licence for a minimum 6 months
Additional penalties if convicted:
- A criminal record
- Possible prison sentence
- Minimum 1-year licence suspension for a first offence
- Minimum three-year licence suspension for a second offence within 10 years
- Possible lifetime licence suspension for a third or subsequent offence in 10 years (which may be reduced if certain criteria are met)
- Mandatory enrolment in educational program (usually Back on Track) http://www.remedial.net/
- Mandatory use of an ignition interlock device (for one, three or six years)
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