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Strengthening Alberta's approach to impaired driving

Tougher sanctions on drinking and driving across Canada
  • Nine jurisdictions have already passed laws imposing tougher sanctions for drivers with blood alcohol between .05 and .08 (Saskatchewan starts at .04)
  • Every jurisdiction, other than Quebec, already gives at least 24-hour roadside suspensions to drivers suspected of being impaired or having .05 to .08 blood alcohol
  • National and international jurisdictions have achieved results with stronger penalties

Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators: Strategy to Address Lower BAC Drinking Drivers

.05 Suspensions across Canada