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Alco-Sensor FST possible results

Details are everything when it comes to impaired driving investigations. An impaired driving allegation, whether administrative or criminal offence, must be supported either with observed indicia of impairment, a physical coordination test or evidence from an approved screening device, also known as a breathalyzer. The Alco-Sensor FST is the approved instrument for many police forces across Canada. They use the device to gather evidence that a person operated a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol. It is not the only…

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Lawyers: why your client should hire a subject matter expert

Expert witnesses can be the crucial factor that decides the fate of a trial. Their purpose is to provide unbiased opinion on a specialist subject so that a judge or jury can make a more informed decision. Lawyers will be well-aware of the value an expert witness can bring and if it were up to them, most would not go to court without one. Convincing their clients to hire an expert, however, is another matter. They might be put off…

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