New impaired driving laws will come into effect on December 18th and many people are raising concern over them.

 As of December 18th, the new mandatory alcohol screening takes effect. 

This allows RCMP officers to take a breath sample from any driver they lawfully stop not just drivers they suspect of drinking. 

You can find all the details on Bill-C46 here.

Do you believe that RCMP should have this power? Comment on our facebook page. 

Personally, I (Grayden) believe that this should be within their power as it increases the chance they take impaired drivers off of the road, suspected or not. 

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