Any impaired driving charges applied against your license while you are out of the province (where your license and registration was originally issued) will still follow you home. If you are defending a out-of-province drunk driving charge in Saskatchewan then you need an out-of-province DUI lawyer. Our firm, Regina Criminal Lawyers, and our drunk driving lawyers, are prepared to stand in as your DUI defense, but you need to contact us as soon as possible.
It is certainly not unique that individuals over indulge while working or traveling out of province and there are strict penalties for doing so. You don’t want to take this permanent record home, especially if you blew over 0.08 BAC. Any DUI charge is serious, but especially if you registered over 0.08 BAC during a roadside breathalyzer test. A first offence of this magnitude will automatically suspend your license for a year.
Penalties for Drinking and Driving in Saskatchewan
If you are from out of province and you are charged with impaired driving in Saskatchewan the consequences that will be applied under the law include:
- A minimum $1,000 court fine (with no maximum).
- A minimum $500 penalty under the Safe Driver Recognition (SDR) program.
- A 1 to 5 year driving suspension, (which means you cannot drive any motorized vehicle in Canada).
- You could face jail time.
- You’ll have a criminal record. This could prevent you from traveling outside of Canada.
- You’ll have to pay for the education program. The Driving Without Impairment (DWI) course costs $150.
Leave Your Drunk Driving Charge Behind
Clear your name before you get home. The DUI defense team at the Law Office of Regina Criminal Lawyers is here to assist you with clearing you name of this out of province impaired driving charge. You don’t need that stress in your life, but you do need an impaired driving lawyer. Contact us today.