Bc Drunk Driving

No Loosening For B.C. Drunk-Driving Laws

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The British Columbia Appeal Court has refused to water down the province's tough drunk-driving laws that allow for heavy fines, penalties ...

Court Quashes Roadside Prohibition

The Canadian Press | CP | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER — A man who registered two warning readings on a roadside screening device has had his immediate, three-day driving ban thrown out by a ju...

Roadside Ban Adjudication Flawed: Lawyer

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia has one of the country's toughest drunk driving laws, but if drivers choose to challenge a roadside ban and the penalties...

B.C. Drunk Driving Law Review Delayed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The B.C. Court of Appeal has put off a review of a provincial law that imposed stiff penalties, including immediate roadside suspensions, ...

Roadside Test For B.C. Drunk Driving Laws

CP | Rebekah Funk, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The province's tough drinking and driving laws will be challenged in B.C.'s highest court yet again by groups that call them "unconstituti...

1,137 Drunk Driving Penalties Dropped

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - More than 1,100 British Columbia motorists caught up in tougher drunk driving rules before part of the law was found unconstitutional will ...

B.C's Second Round Of Drunk Driving Laws

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Strong legal challenges from motorists forced to pay thousands of dollars in costs as part of the government's get-tough impaired driving l...

More Holiday Drinkers Avoided Roads: Mounties

CBC | Posted 03.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. Mounties say officers found fewer impaired drivers over the recent holiday Counterattack campaign than in previous years. According t...

Tougher Laws Are Saving Lives: Police

CBC | Posted 02.27.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Police in Vancouver say tougher impaired driving penalties introduced in B.C. just over two years ago are working, and have reduced the number of deat...

BC Police May Ease Up On Drunk Drivers Over Christmas

CBC | Posted 01.31.2012 | Canada

British Columbia police expect to scale back their roadside screening program aimed at catching drunk drivers during the holiday season, ...

Will B.C.'s Drunk Driving Law Be Overturned?

CBC | Posted 01.30.2012 | Canada

The B.C. Supreme Court is expected to rule Wednesday on whether the province's tough new drunk-driving law violates constitutional rights...