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On this page, we will explain traffic violations and the penalties associated with them. Please, feel free to contact us if you need more information.

Points:
0km to 15km = 0 points
16km to 29km = 3 points
30km to 49km = 4 points
50km -or- more = 6 points + 30 day licence suspension

6 Points:
Careless Driving, Racing, Fail to stop for school bus, Stunt driving, Speeding 50km/h -or- more;

4 Points:
Speeding 30-49km/h, Following to closely;

3 Points:
Speeding 16-29km/h, Improper use of high occupancy lane, Drive with speed measuring warning device, Improper passing, Crowding driver’s seat, Driving wrong way on one-way street -or- highway, Fail to yield right of way, Fail to obey a stop sign, Fail to obey a signal light -or- railway crossing signal, Fail to obey directions of police officer, Fail to report an accident to police, Driving -or- operating a vehicle on a closed highway, Improper driving where highway divided into lanes, Drive hand held communication device

2 Points:
Fail to wear complete seat belt assembly – including passenger under 16 years old, Fail to share road, Fail to signal, Fail to lower headlamp beam, Improper -or- prohibited turns, Unnecessary slow driving, Improper opening of vehicle door, Starting from a stopped position-not in safety, Backing on highway, Towing persons on sleds-Bicycles-Skis.

Penalties for Traffic Ticket Offences:

Operate motor vehicle without insurance, C.A.I.A., Section 2(1)(a)
-or-
Permit motor vehicle to be operated without insurance, C.A.I.A, Section 2(1)(b)
-or-
Produce false insurance, C.A.I.A., Section 2(3)(b)

1st Offence
Fine – $5,000 MINIMUM plus 25% surcharge tax = $6,250
Lose Licence – up to 1 year
Seize vehicle – up to 90 days + daily storage

2nd Offence
Fine – $10,000 MINIMUM plus 25% surcharge tax =$12,500
Lose Licence – up to 1 year
Seize vehicle – up to 90 days + daily storage

3rd Offence
Fine – $15,000 MINIMUM plus 25% surcharge tax =$18,750
Lose Licence – up to 1 year
Seize vehicle – up to 90 days + daily storage

4th Offence
Fine – $20,000 MINIMUM plus 25% surcharge tax = $25,000
Lose Licence – up to 1 year
Seize vehicle – up to 90 days + daily storage

Make a false statement, C.A.I.A., Section 13(2)
-or-
Possess a false -or- invalid insurance card, C.A.I.A., Section 13.1(1)(a)
-or-
Use a false -or- invalid insurance card, C.A.I.A., Section 13.1(1)(b)

1st Offence
Fine – $10,000 MINIMUM plus 25% surcharge tax = $12,500
Lose licence – up to 1 year

2nd Offence
Fine – $20,000 MINIMUM plus 25% surcharge tax = $25,000
Lose licence – up to 1 year

3rd Offence
Fine – $30,000 MINIMUM plus 25% surcharge tax = $37,500
Lose licence – up to 1 year

4th Offence
Fine – $40,000 MINIMUM plus 25% surcharge tax = $50,000
Lose licence – up to 1 year

Penalties for Traffic Ticket Offences (summons)

Use plates not authorized for vehicle, H.T.A., Section 12(1)(d)
Fine – up to $1,000 plus 25% surcharge tax = $1,250
Lose licence – up to 6 months
Jail – up to 30 days

Careless driving, H.T.A., Section 130
Fine – up to $2000 x 25% tax = $2,500
Lose Licence – up to 2 years
Jail – up to 6 months
Points – 6

Stunt driving, H.T.A., Section 172
Fine – MINIMUM $2000 x 25% tax = $2,500
Lose licence – up to 2 years
Jail – up to 6 months
Points – 6

-and-
On the day of the offence:
Seize vehicle automatically – 7 days MINIMUM + daily storage
Lose licence automatically – 7 days MINIMUM

Race a motor vehicle, H.T.A., Section 172(1)
Fine – MINIMUM $2000 x 25% tax = $2,500
Lose Licence – up to 2 years
Jail – up to 6 months
Points – 6

Fail to remain, H.T.A., Section 200(1)(a)
Fine – up to $2000 x 25% tax = $2,500
Lose Licence – up to 2 years
Jail – up to 6 months
Points – 7

Drive motor vehicle – no currently validated permit, H.T.A., Section 7(1)(a)
Fine – up to $500 plus 25% surcharge tax = $625

Fail to surrender permit, H.T.A., Section 7(5)(a)
Fine – up to $500 plus 25% surcharge tax = $625

Fail to apply for permit on becoming owner, H.T.A., Section 11(2)
Fine – up to $500 plus 25% surcharge tax = $625

Use validation permit not furnished for vehicle, H.T.A., Section 12(1)(e)
Fine – up to $1000 plus 25% surcharge tax = $1,250
Lose Licence – up to 6 months
Jail – up to 30 days

Fail to report an accident, H.T.A., Section 199
Fine – up to $500 x 25% tax = $625
Points – 3

Penalties for Traffic Ticket Offences: Drive while under suspension, H.T.A., Section 53(1)

1st Offence
Fine – $1,000 MINIMUM x 25% tax = $1,250
Lose licence – 6 months MINIMUM
Seize vehicle automatically – 7 days MINIMUM + daily storage
Jail – up to 30 days

2nd Offence
Fine – $2,000 MINIMUM x 25% tax = $2,500
Lose licence – 6 months MINIMUM
Seize vehicle automatically – 7 days MINIMUM + daily storage
Jail – up to 2 months

3rd Offence
Fine – $3,000 MINIMUM x 25% tax = $3,750
Lose licence – 6 months MINIMUM
Seize vehicle automatically – 7 days MINIMUM + daily storage
Jail – up to 3 months

4th Offence
Fine – $4,000 MINIMUM x 25% tax = $5,000
Lose licence – 6 months MINIMUM
Seize vehicle automatically – 7 days MINIMUM + daily storage
Jail – up to 4 months

5th Offence
Fine – $5,000 MINIMUM x 25% tax = $6,250
Lose licence – 6 months MINIMUM
Seize vehicle automatically – 7 days MINIMUM + daily storage
Jail – up to 6 months

Drive while under suspension, H.T.A., Section 53(1.1)(a)
(for conviction under criminal code of Canada)

1st Offence
Fine – $5,000 MINIMUM x 25% tax = $6,250
Lose licence – 6 months MINIMUM
Seize vehicle automatically – 7 days MINIMUM + daily storage
Jail – up to 30 days

2nd Offence
Fine – $10,000 MINIMUM x 25% tax = $12,500
Lose licence – 6 months MINIMUM
Seize vehicle automatically – 7 days MINIMUM + daily storage
Jail – up to 2 months

 

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