Canadian Road Safety News Digest

MADD: Fatal crash highlights need for stricter impaired driving laws

September 30, 2015   |   Categories: Canadian Road Safety News Digest, News

Last Updated on October 7, 2015

News Talk 1010 (TORONTO, ONTARIO)

MADD Canada is renewing its push for stricter rules against impaired driving after the fatal crash in Vaughan that killed three children and their grandfather.

Police allege Marco Muzzo was driving drunk when his vehicle hit a van carrying the Neville-Lake family. The accident happened on Sunday at Kirby Road and Kipling Avenue.

It is a criminal offence to blow over 0.08, or 80 milligrams of alcohol in 100 millilitres of blood. In Ontario, if your blood alcohol level is in the "warn range" or 0.05 to 0.08, you face provinicial administrative penalties.

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