PENALTIES FOR DRINKING & DRIVING

First Offence Conviction Consequences

  • A minimum fine of $600.00
  • A minimum one-year driving prohibition period
  • Possible period of probation

Second Offence Conviction Consequences

  • A minimum jail sentence of 14 days
  • A minimum two-year driving prohibition period (a minimum of three-year suspension if the prior conviction was within the past 10-year period)
  • Possible period of probation

Third Offence Conviction Consequences

  • A minimum jail sentence of 90 days
  • A minimum three-year driving prohibition period to a maximum of a life-time suspension
  • Possible period of probation

Fourth Offence or More Conviction Consequences

  • A jail sentence in excess of 90 days
  • Permanent suspension in the Province of Ontario
  • Possible period of probation

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