High Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) Offence Consequence Summary

Offence

Offence Type

Immediate Indefinite Suspension

Vehicle Impoundment

Education/
Program1

Safe Driver Recognition Points1

Financial Penalty2

1st Offence

0.08 to 0.15 BAC

X

30 days

Driving Without Impairment (DWI)

Move to -20 or Minimum -10

$1,250

 

Over 0.16 BAC or
Refusal3

X

60 days

DWI

Move to -20 or Minimum -10

$2,250

2nd Offence

0.08 to 0.15 BAC

X

30 days

Alcohol and Drug Education (ADE)

Move to -20 or Minimum

$1,250

 

Over 0.16 BAC or
Refusal3

X

60 days

ADE

Move to -20 or Minimum -10

$2,250

3rd & Subsequent Offence(s)

0.08 to 0.15 BAC

X

30 days

Addiction assessment

Move to -20 or Minimum -10

$1,250

 

Over 0.16 or
Refusal3

X

60 days

Addiction assessment

Move to -20 or Minimum -10

$2,250

Footnotes
  1. Only applies if convicted. back
  2. For any incident which resulted in injury or death, the financial penalty will be $2,500.back
  3. Refusal = refusal to provide a breath sample.back