Changes to impaired driving laws

Alberta‚Äôs impaired driving laws are changing effective December 1, 2020. A new Roadside Sanction program will keep our roads safer by providing serious and immediate consequences for all impaired drivers. Read Freeing up police and courts to make Alberta safer for more information.

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Appeals and reviews

You can file a review or an appeal of an Ignition Interlock Program (IIP) related decision to:

  • if the decision letter you have received is dated on or before November 30, 2020, please apply to the Alberta Transportation Safety Board (ATSB) by purchasing an application form (form number REG1066) from any Alberta registry agent.
  • if the decision letter you have received is dated on or after December 1, 2020, please apply through the Registrar Reconsideration process.

Further to the Traffic Safety Act, a request for a review or an appeal of the decision must be made within 30 calendar days from the date you received the decision letter.

Examples of decisions that can be reviewed by the ATSB or through the Registrar Reconsideration process are:

  • your application to participate in the IIP has been denied;
  • your IIP participation term has been extended;
  • you have been denied an exemption from participating in the IIP;
  • you have been removed from the IIP.

Contact

To connect with the Registrar Reconsideration process:

You must complete an online application.

If you have any further questions regarding the Registrar Reconsideration process, please visit the Registrar Reconsideration website.

To connect with the Alberta Transportation Safety Board:

Hours: 8:15 am to 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)

North office (if you live north of Red Deer)

Phone: 780-427-7178 (extension 6)
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 780-422-9739

Address:

Alberta Transportation Safety Board
Main Floor, Twin Atria Building
4999 98 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T6B 2X3

South office (Red Deer and south)

Phone: 403-297-3466 (extension 6)
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 403-297-4139

Address:

Alberta Transportation Safety Board
Suite 302 Willow Park Centre
10325 Bonaventure Drive Southeast
Calgary, Alberta T2J 7E4