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A CONVICTION FOR SPEEDING:
By law, everyone should drive within the posted speed limit. Failure to do so could result in a speeding charge. On conviction for speeding, if you did not receive a driver’s licence suspension by the Court, you will receive 3, 4 or 6 demerit points depending on how many km/hr of the posted speed limit you were travelling. Your driver’s licence could be suspended by the Registrar if you accumulated enough demerit points. For detailed information about how the demerit point system works, please refer to the DEMERIT POINTS s.128.. Contact us today to find out more…
128 Highway Traffic Act, R.S.O. 1990
- . No person shall drive a motor vehicle at a rate of speed greater than, (a) 50 kilometres per hour on a highway within a local municipality or within a built-up area; (b) despite clause (a), 80 kilometres per hour on a highway, not within a built-up area, that is within a local municipality that had the status of a township on December 31, 2002 and, but for the enactment of the Municipal Act, 2001, would have had the status of a township on January 1, 2003, if the municipality is prescribed by regulation; (c) 80 kilometres per hour on a highway designated by the Lieutenant Governor in Council as a controlled-access highway under the Public Transportation and Highway Improvement Act, whether or not the highway is within a local municipality or built-up area; (d) the rate of speed prescribed for motor vehicles on a highway in accordance with subsection (2), (5), (6), (6.1) or (7); (e) the maximum rate of speed set under subsection (10) and posted in a construction zone designated under subsection (8) or (8.1); or (f) the maximum rate of speed posted on a highway or portion of a highway pursuant to section 128.0.1. 2005, c. 26, Sched. A, s. 17 (1); 2006, c. 11, Sched. B, s. 6 (2); 2006, c. 32, Sched. D, s. 4 (1).Stunt Driving – Exceeding speed limit by 50 km/h or more 6 Speeding: Exceeding speed limit by 50 km/h or more 6 Speeding: Exceeding speed limit by 30 to 49 km/h 4 Speeding: Exceeding speed limit by 16 to 29 km/h 3
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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.
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