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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

Watch the video below to learn about the effects of impaired driving, what witnesses can expect if they call police regarding an impaired driver and hear first hand experience from a victim of impaired driving.

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