Can i get arrested if i dont have my id while being the designated driver in my friends car?

If my friend who owns the car is tipsy and none of us brought our IDs, can I get arrested for driving her car if I get pulled over?


Asked 14 days ago in Ontario
Categories: DUI  General Legal Questions

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Hamoody Hassan

Answer by Hamoody Hassan

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Not likely if you have a license but do not have it on you, as long as you are not drinking and driving or driving contrary to law. If you were stopped and are worried see a criminal lawyer or duty counsel at a local Legal Aid Ontario office.Hamoody Hassan, Senior Counsel, www.hassanlaw.com

Posted 13 days ago

This is general advice, not based upon any particular case, fact or law: seek individual legal advice. I can only answer generally and cannot offer an opinion about your case. If you want an objective opinion or to interview with a lawyer, check out many lawyers on the internet like our firm who offer free consultations on contingency files. You can also phone the Law Society Lawyer Referral Service directly at 1-855-947-5255 or 416-947-5255 (within the GTA), Monday - Friday, between 9 am - 5 pm. They will provide 3 names of lawyers who handle cases like yours. Good Luck! Hamoody Hassan, Senior Counsel, http://www.hassanlaw.com

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