A speeding ticket is the most common form of traffic violations that traffic lawyers and paralegals see in the Provincial Offences Court. A speeding ticket can vary in penalty, and carry hefty traffic fines the greater the rate of speed is, over the posted limit.
1 – 15 kph over the limit carry 0 demerit points
16 – 29 kph over the limit carries 3 demerit points
30 – 49 kph over the limit carries 4 demerit points
50+ over the limit carries 6 demerit points. Stunt Driving Charge can be issued with a 7 day roadside suspension and vehicle impound.
It is important to note that Novice Drivers will face suspensions for speeding offences, which carry 4 demerit points or more. More information can be obtained at https://www.ontario.ca/faq/what-are-escalating-penalties-novice-drivers
Schedule “B” Speeding
1-19 kilometers per hour over the maximum speed limit (Set Fines $2.50 per kilometre)
20-29 kilometers per hour over the maximum speed limit (Set Fines $3.75 per kilometre)
30-49 kilometers per hour over the maximum speed limit (Set Fines $6.00 per kilometre)
50 kilometers per hour or more over the maximum speed limit (Potential $10,000 Stunt or Racing Charge)
Because of the severity and consequences associated with these traffic violations , it is important to consider fighting your traffic ticket. Instead of just paying the ticket online, you may want to reconsider your legal options. Police officers today are using a variety of methods to measure your alleged rate of speed. Police Officers can enforce speeding with radar guns, speed laser devices, aircraft enforcement, and pacing. It is important to have the knowledge, experience and know how to fight your speeding tickets.
At Lighthouse Legal Services, Brian Morris has the experience to defend your speeding ticket. He has defended thousands of driver’s who have been charged with traffic violations stemming from radar guns, speed lasers, officer pacing, and aircraft traffic enforcement. We can guide you throughout the legal process in traffic court to ensure you get the best legal defence in Ontario, while educating you throughout the legal proces. Will help you try and avoid those demerit points, traffic fines, and possible suspensions.
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