If you are charged with careless driving ticket in Mississauga, Brampton or Toronto you will need Traffic Law Paralegal Services to help you. We have extensive experience fighting careless charges and confident we can help you. This allegation is often viewed as a "catch all" type. It is important to recognize that a mere fact of a collision or other misfortune is often not sufficient to prove careless driving allegations in court. Conviction for this traffic ticket can be devastating and will most certainly affect your insurance premiums. Do not risk being wrongfully convicted and let us fight your case.
Driving without due care and attention is one of the most serious traffic tickets under Highway Traffic Act of Ontario. Penalties for this violation include a significant fine, six demerit points, a serious conviction on your driving record. In more serious cases, where careless driving charge is pursued by way of a summons, penalty may include license suspension and jail term.
Many of our clients rely on their licence to earn a living. Protect your driving privileges and do not let one mistake ruin your record. We can help defend your careless driving violation in Mississauga, Brampton and Toronto courts.
Fighting allegations under this section of the Highway Traffic Act is a difficult but also an exciting task. You will need an experienced traffic ticket representative to achieve appropriate disposition. This charge is classified as a strict liability offence allowing a defence of due diligence. In many situations careless driving tickets are used as a default violation by police officers allowing us to explore case weaknesses to beat the allegations. Novice drivers (G1 and G2) facing even more penalties. Novice or hybrid drivers (drivers that hold a novice licence and full licence, e.g., G/M2) are subject to Novice Driver Escalating Sanctions. If novice driver is convicted of a single offence that carries 4 or more demerit points their driving license is automatically suspended for 30 days by the Ministry of Transportation. Do not take careless driving ticket lightly and contact us for a free evaluation of your charge.
Highway traffic act was recently changed to create a new type of careless driving violation. Careless driving causing bodily harm is one of the changes that were introduced by the government. Without any doubt, it is one of the most serious traffic tickets in the Highway Traffic Act. Additional legislative amendments are currently pending proclamation and include elevated penalties for careless driving in a community safety zone.
130. 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.
Careless driving causing bodily harm or death is the most serious type of this violation. If convicted, this allegation carries a penalty of not less than $2,000 and not more than $50,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than two years, or to both, and in addition his or her driver’s licence or permit may be suspended for a period of not more than five years.
Prosecution has to present evidence of driving without due care, attention or reasonable consideration to others. Often it is found that evidence is lacking significantly resulting in Traffic Law Paralegal Services beating your case.
If you got charged with careless driving ticket contact us for FREE EVALUATION and let Traffic Law Paralegal Services fight for you. Call us today! (905)206-9080
Traffic Law Paralegal Services has been defending traffic violations and summary criminal offences in Ontario for almost two decades.
At Traffic Law you will receive experienced and competent representation fighting traffic and criminal charges (summary offences). Most common allegations include careless driving tickets, stunt driving, no insurance and more.
Serhiy Senatorov is an owner of Traffic Law Paralegal Services, former vice-president of Licensed Paralegals Association (Ontario), former vice-president and one of the founding board members of the Ontario Paralegals Association and a regular speaker on continuing professional development in a legal community.
Serhiy Senatorov is providing trusted and reliable defense in Ontario and confident to help you.