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Fail to Remain at a Scene of an Accident Drivers who fail to remain at the scene of the accident, or “Hit and Run” accidents fall into two difference categories under Canadian Law. Depending upon the situation, the police can either charge the driver under the Criminal Code of Canada for the offence of “Fail to Stop at the Scene of the Accident”, or under the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario for “Fail to Remain at the scene of the accident”. Fail to Remain at the scene of an accident under the Highway Traffic Act is a traffic ticket, or Provincial Statue offence ( an offence under the provincial laws of Ontario) and Fail to Stop at the Scene of an Accident is a Federal Criminal Code offence, under the Criminal Code of Canada. If you have been involved or accused of a fail to remain accident, call Pointsstoppers to get proper legal advice without obligation at 1-888-668-8946. What the Law Requires you to do at an Accident Drivers who are involved in a motor vehicle accident in Ontario are required by the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario to do four things: Remain at or immediately return to the scene of the accident. Render all possible assistance. Upon request, give in writing to anyone sustaining loss or injury or to any police officer or to any witness their name, address, driver’s licence, insurance and name and address of the registered owner of the vehicle. If there is more than one thousand dollars damage, personal injury, or damage to the highway the accident must be reported to the police forthwith.; Contact us today to find out more…

18 Highway Traffic Act, R.S.O. 1990

  • . Every person is guilty of the offence of driving carelessly who drives a vehicle or street car on a highway without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration for other persons using the highway and on conviction is liable to a fine of not less than $400 and not more than $2,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months, or to both, and in addition his or her licence or permit may be suspended for a period of not more than two years. 2009, c. 5, s. 41.


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All traffic ticket violations and Provincial offence summons are dealt within the Provincial court locations in Ontario. We have been providing legal services to all of Ontario in the GTA area for over 15 years.

Highway Traffic Act charges such as speeding or traffic violations;

Municipal by-law charges relating to excessive noise, animal control, or garbage disposal;

Charges laid under provincial legislation such as the Environmental Protection Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, the Dog Owners’ Liability Act or the Trespass to Property Act.

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