NEW IMPAIRED DRIVING PENALTIES TARGET DRUG-RELATED OFFENCES

On behalf of Romeo Pitaro Schneider Injury Lawyers posted in car accidents on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. New penalties were announced this week in Ontario for drug-related driving offences. The goal of the proposed changes is to balance the use of recreational cannabis with making sure Ontario roads stay safe in advance of the July 2018 date of legalization. Who Do The New Penalties Affect? According to The Globe and Mail, the new penalties include new and increased fines and suspensions. The changes specifically target young drivers (21 and younger, or holding a G1, G2, M1, M2 licence), commercial…