Impaired driving laws

Alberta’s impaired driving laws are aimed at preventing impaired driving and improving safety on our roads.

Services and information

Information about impaired driving laws, sanctions and programs in Alberta.

Driver’s licence suspensions for drivers suspected of being criminally impaired.

Graduated licence drivers must have a zero blood alcohol/drug level when driving.

This program applies to drivers with a blood alcohol concentration of 0.05 to 0.079.

This program applies to drivers who are suspected of being impaired by alcohol, drugs or a physical or medical condition while driving.

Information on federal impaired driving limits.

How to appeal a driver’s licence suspension or get a licence reinstated.

Fees and appeals for vehicles seized due to impaired driving.

Learn how to access impaired driving education.


Impaired driving laws help protect all Alberta road users. For more information on impaired driving laws and sanctions, see the Impaired driving laws – Overview page.


To connect with Driver Fitness and Monitoring:

Hours: 8:15 am to 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-427-8230
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 780-422-6612

Main Floor, Twin Atria Building
Room 109, 4999 98 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T6B 2X3