Driving While Prohibited
Call us if you have been charged with Driving While Prohibited.
If you have been prohibited from driving by the Court, the Superintendent of Motor Vehicles or a police officer, and you operate a motor vehicle in British Columbia while you are prohibited, you are in danger of being charged with driving while prohibited.
Driving While Prohibited Defence
If you have been charged with driving while prohibited, you should contact a driving lawyer as soon as possible. A lawyer knows the complex legal issues and arguments that are involved in defending a driving while prohibited charge. You should learn about your rights and your options.
At our BC driving law office we have been successfully defending cases of this type for years and years — probably long before you were old enough to have a driver’s license! We love to drive and we know how important it is to protect your driving privileges. If you are charged with Drive While Prohibited, we are the law office for you.
An experienced BC Driving lawyer can help you today. Call us now.
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A serious Motor Vehicle Act offence, a driving while prohibited charge comes with very serious consequences, including:
- You will be required to appear in court to face the Drive While Prohibited charge(s)
- You will face further loss of your license for a minimum of 1 year
- Loss of your insurance
- The charge will remain on your permanent driving record, potentially causing longer driving prohibitions in the future
- You will receive 10 points on your driving record
- Substantial financial penalties
- You will be responsible for paying Driver’s Point Premiums
- You will be responsible for paying ICBC Driver’s Risk Premiums
- Your vehicle will be impounded
- You may face jail time of up to 6 months even for your first conviction and likely jail on any subsequent convictions