Motorcycle DUI Lawyers Serving Calgary
DUI laws in Alberta are the same for someone riding a motorcycle as someone operating a car. If you are riding a motorbike and have a blood alcohol content (BAC) above the legal limit (.08), you can be arrested for drinking and driving. As riding a motorcycle while impaired is more dangerous should you be involved in a DUI accident, the prosecution may seek harsher penalties on motorcyclists arrested for a DUI.
Being arrested for a DWI while riding a motorcycle is very serious, thus in your best interest, consult with our team of dedicated at Greg Dunn’s Calgary law office today – 1-587-315-0666.
Caught Riding a Motorcycle While Impaired?
In Alberta, you can be pulled over by police for portraying such behaviours as:
- Excessive speeding
- Spinning your wheels or peeling out
- Showboating, wheelies, endos
- Unsafe lane changes
- Improper signaling
- Motorcycle helmet law violation
These traffic violations may initiate being pulled over by police; if the officer feels you’ve been drinking prior to driving, you can be arrested for a DWI in Calgary, Alberta.
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Being charged with, or convicted of, motorcycle impaired driving, in Alberta, is expensive, time consuming, and frustrating. With court costs, attorneys’ fees, fines, possible restitution (if there was any property damaged), and the possibility of a jail sentence, if convicted, you are also looking at a license suspension, with the possibility of it being revoked.
Protect your rights and your future. Our motorbike will review the facts surrounding your arrest, ensuring all tests conducted in the field are done properly. With the help of our thorough team we will put the DUI laws to the test, possibly getting a sentence reduced or even dismissed.