It’s the end of the road for motorists who drive drunk or while under licence suspension.No, taking a man's car is not requiring him to be responsible to his kids. It is the opposite.
Police services across Ontario will have the power to order a vehicle impounded for seven days if the driver has an administrative license suspension, a blood alcohol limit of more than 0.08, refuses a breathalyzer or does not have the required ignition interlock device beginning Dec. 1.
Parents who have been stripped of their driver’s licence for failing to pay child support are included in the new impoundment rules.
“We’re looking for ways to require those parents to be responsible to their kids,” Ontario Transportation Minister Kathleen Wynne said Monday. “And so separating someone from his or her vehicle is a pretty significant deterrent.”
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Canada takes cars from dads
A Canadian newspaper reports: