Ontario’s Zero BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) for Drivers of Ages 21 and Under
The following video discusses these concerns for drivers 21 and under as well as all novice drivers:
As of August 1, 2010, if you are a fully licensed driver who is 21 and under or a novice driver and are caught with any alcohol in your blood, you will receive an immediate24-hour roadside driver licence suspension
and, if convicted, you will face a fine of $60-$500 and a 30-day licence suspension.
Novice drivers of all ages in the Graduated Licensing System (GLS) must also maintain a zero BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration) while driving.
As of August 1, 2010, if you are a novice driver and are caught with any amount of alcohol in your blood, you will receive an immediate 24-hour roadside driver licence suspension
and if convicted, will face a fine of $60-$500 and will receive a suspension period as per the Novice Driver Escalating Sanction scheme, up to and including cancellation of the novice licence.
You will also have to return to the start of GLS (Graduated Licensing System).
Please drive sober during this festive season of merry-making.
Vote For Your Favourite Video: Working Canadians Getting Less While Corporations Getting More Than They Deserve!
In October, the Canadian Labour Congress launched the One Minute Message ad contest – a YouTube video contest – and invited people from across Canada to enter for a chance to win $2000 in prize money.
The Canadian Labour Congress asked people to give them an ad, between 45 and 60 seconds, that spoke to the unfairness that sees working people getting less, and corporations getting more than they deserve.