Lockyer Zaduk Zeeh represents individuals charged with all driving offences, such as over 80, refusal, impaired operation, etc. Throughout our years of practicing, we have developed an expertise in properly representing people charged with driving offences to help individuals avoid criminal records and driving suspensions. We are regularly representing people charged across all cities in Ontario such as Mississauga, Brampton, Malton, Milton, Halton Hills, Georgetown, and Guelph.
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What is a DUI?
DUI stands for “driving under the influence.” It is a criminal offense in which a person operates a motor vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol to the extent that their mental faculties are impaired, or their blood alcohol content (BAC) exceeds the legal limit. The legal limit for BAC is 0.08%. DUI is a serious offense that can result in fines, jail time, license suspension, and other penalties. It can also have serious consequences, such as causing accidents, injuries, or fatalities.
Can I be Charged with a DUI on an E-Bike?
Yes, it is possible to get a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) on an e-bike in Canada.
In most Canadian provinces, e-bikes are treated as bicycles if they have a motor with a maximum power output of 500 watts and a maximum speed of 32 km/h. However, if you are caught operating an e-bike while impaired by drugs or alcohol, you can be charged with a DUI.
In some provinces, such as Ontario, the penalties for impaired driving on an e-bike are the same as those for impaired driving a motor vehicle. This means you could face fines, license suspension, and even imprisonment. It is important to note that even if you are not driving a car, you can still be charged with impaired driving if you are operating any vehicle, including an e-bike, while under the influence.
It is always best to avoid operating any type of vehicle while impaired by drugs or alcohol to ensure the safety of yourself and others on the road.