Driving While Prohibited

This script explains 6 types of driving prohibitions in BC. Then it explains what can happen if you are charged with driving a motor vehicle while prohibited from driving under the BC Motor Vehicle Act and the penalties if you are convicted.

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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January 2016 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.

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Driving while prohibited, driving prohibition, RoadSafetyBC, 24-hour prohibition, 90-day prohibition, suspend driver’s license, impaired driving, blood-alcohol level, impound a vehicle, BC Motor Vehicle Act, over 50 milligrams (.05), over 80 milligrams (.08)
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