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Impaired Driving

Find out about impaired driving, factors that lead to conviction, impaired driving in Halton Region, tips on developing a back-up plan, and safe roads.

Impaired driving occurs when driver ability is affected by alcohol or drugs. It is a crime and a major community safety issue.

Impaired drivers could:

  • Lose their license
  • Get a fine
  • Spend time in jail
  • Kill or injure someone, even themselves

Have a back-up plan in place

Talk to your family and friends about impaired driving and the choices available when one should not drive. 

Public transportation

Arrange alternate transportation

Use a service

Quiz: What factors can lead to an impaired driving conviction?