CASE LAW - R v Roberts

BC Courts Coat of ArmsIn this case Mr. Roberts fell asleep at the wheel and left the roadway. During investigation of the event he told police that he had been partying late at night and had consumed alcohol. There was not sufficient evidence to convict him of impaired driving, although the reasons why are not discussed. Mr. Roberts was convicted of Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle, fined $800 and prohibited from driving in Canada for one year.