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Dangerous Driving

If you have been charged with Dangerous Driving you need an experienced lawyer to defend you.


Dangerous Driving is a Criminal Code offence. If convicted you automatically loose your license for a full year.

Dangerous Driving Definition

  • the driver is accused of driving a motor vehicle with “wanton and reckless disregard for the lives and safety of others”.

  • the dangerous driving must occur in a public place where there is a likelihood of people being present.

  • there does not have to be anyone actually present for the offence of dangerous driving to be committed.

Dangerous Driving Penalties

As a criminal charge, the penalties for a conviction of dangerous driving will affect the livelihood and ability to drive a motor vehicle, and include;

  • Criminal record for life,

  • Mandatory one-year drivers licence suspension, and

  • Possibility of jail

  • Fines

  • Criminal Probation

  • Dramatic insurance rates for at least five (5) years


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​If you've been charged with a criminal offense and do not currently have legal representation.

During this meeting, Patrick Metzler, an experienced Criminal Defence Lawyer, will go over some details of your charge, and how we can proceed.

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