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Impaired Driving

Call Gittens & Associates If You Need an Impaired Driving Lawyer in Newfoundland

If you have been charged with impaired driving in Newfoundland, our lawyers at Gittens & Associates can help you. Driving while under the influence can be dangerous for you, your co-passengers as well as others on the road. While our firm doesn’t encourage this practice, we understand that mistakes do happen. You’ll need an experienced impaired driving lawyer in Newfoundland to represent you. We offer free initial phone consultation services. Contact us for more information about our services.

 

The penalties for this offence are extreme. Regardless of the charges brought against you, there is a clear and simple way to proceed: get in touch with Gittens & Associates. Our impaired driving lawyer in Newfoundland may be able to assist in securing the return and use of your licence until your scheduled trial date.

 

“Impaired driving” is a common phrase to describe a very common offence in criminal law. Many non-lawyers call it “drunk driving” or “DUI” but mostly an impaired driving lawyer, who practices in this area of law in Canada, will refer to it is “impaired driving” or “over 80”.

Risks of Impaired Driving

Some of the risks involved in impaired driving include:

  • You might not be able to control the speed of the vehicle and cause harm to yourself or someone on the road.
  • Reaction time and vision can be poor.
  • If you drive while impaired, you could get arrested.
  • Traffic crash can also cause serious injury or death.
  • Your driver's licence will be suspended immediately.
  • Court appearances, fines and fees are just the beginning for convicted drunk drivers.
  • In some cases, refusal charges can arise from a legitimate but unsuccessful effort made by the defendant to provide a sample.

Accused Person’s Rights under the Law

If you’re accused of impaired driving, you’re not alone. Below are some of the rights that you possess:

  • If you or your loved one gets arrested, make sure to present a witness and evidence to prove innocence and to confront.
  • Do not drive with over 0.08 (when the concentration of alcohol in your blood exceeds 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 milliliters of blood).
  • Do not refuse to provide a sample.
  • Give the chemical test when asked.

How We Can Help to Fight a Charge?

Being charged with drunk driving is a scary and stressful experience. We understand that an impaired driving charge can profoundly change your personal and professional life. At Gittens & Associates, our experienced impaired driving lawyer in St. John's will help you fight DUI charges. Our attorneys will guide you through the entire process and will help you get your driving privileges as quickly as possible.

 

We can also provide you with an effective, successful defense against your charges. We will spare no effort to ensure that the outcome of your case is favourable. You can call us anytime for a free telephone consultation. Reach out to us for more information about our services.

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