The Highway Traffic Act says police officers may not demand a breath sample from a driver unless the driver appears to be impaired by the effects of alcohol.
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'unless a collision results in death, grievous bodily harm or serious property damage' should be added to that section.
675 Vote(s) 44.09%
that section of the act is important to protect Canadians from illegal search and seizure of evidence.
224 Vote(s) 14.63%
the act should stay as it is but police officers should be better trained to recognize signs of impairment in drivers.
226 Vote(s) 14.76%
the act is fine as it is. Police officers training and experience to use their own discretion to demand a breath sample.
406 Vote(s) 26.52%
Total Votes: 1531
Added: Saturday, August 24, 2013
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