DUI & Impaired Driving
Though driving a motorcycle is an exciting and thrilling mode of transportation, Alberta laws against drunk driving apply to motorists equally, whether you drive an automobile or a motorcycle. If, while driving a motorcycle, you have a blood alcohol content reading above the legal limit of 0.08, you can be arrested for drunk driving. Riding a motorcycle while intoxicated is extremely dangerous for you and other motorists, and as a result law enforcement takes motorcycle DUIs very seriously. If you have been arrested and charged with DUI while riding a motorcycle, call Edmonton’s criminal defence lawyers at Haryett & Company for a free consultation today.
While operating a motorcycle in Alberta you can be pulled over by the police for driving behaviours such as:
How the Lawyers at Haryett & Company can Help
Getting charged and convicted with a motorcycle DUI is something that can cost you in more ways than having to pay fines and court fees. Depending on the severity of your sentence, you could be subject to license suspension or revocation as well as jail time. Retaining an experienced DUI attorney can help your case significantly, as we will make sure your rights are protected, will review the facts surrounding your arrest and make sure the police officer conducted all field sobriety tests properly. If possible, your charges may be reduced or dismissed.