Alberta has updated it impaired driving law


The update impaired driving law has now given law enforcement the ability to issue an immediate 90 day license suspension o the impaired.

With the new law, driver who have a blood alcohol level higher than 0.08, or are impaired with drugs, or fail or refuse breath or blood samples will have their licence immediately suspended and will have their vehicle seized for three day. They will also have to take part in a one-year ignition interlock program following the suspension.

Anyone under the graduated driver licensing program found with any amount of illegal drugs or cannabis in their system will receive an immediate 30 day suspension and have their vehicle seized for a week. They will also be required to remain in the GDL program for two more years , with a year of suspension free driving.

-Jasleen Aujla