If you are charged with driving while holding or using handheld communication device in Mississauga, Brampton or Toronto you will need Traffic Law Paralegal Services to help you. We have experience fighting cellphone tickets and confident we can help you. Conviction for using a cellphone while driving can be devastating and will most certainly affect your insurance premiums. Do not risk being wrongfully convicted and let us fight your driving with cellphone charge.
In many jurisdictions, resolution of handheld communication device charges is simply not available. Pleading guilty to the allegation is often not in the best interest of our clients. Thorough challenge of the evidence, acurate presentation of your case and effective submissions is our tools to help you succeed.
Distracted driving while using a handheld communication device is one of the most serious violations under Highway Traffic Act of Ontario. Penalties for this violation include a significant fine, three demerit points (for the first offence), a conviction on your driving record and, as of January 2019, a mandatory suspension if convicted. In subsequent convictions the period of suspension and fine will increase even more. Protect your driving privileges and do not let one mistake ruin your record and ability to drive. We can help defend your distracted driving with a cellphone tickets and increase your chances of maintaining your licence. Do not take this ticket lightly and contact us for a free evaluation of your case.
Hand-held devices prohibited 78.1 (1) No person shall drive a motor vehicle on a highway while holding or using a hand-held wireless communication device or other prescribed device that is capable of receiving or transmitting telephone communications, electronic data, mail or text messages.
There are several exemptions that allow drivers to use a handheld devices. It is important to identify if the exemptions apply to your case and prepare your defense according to the facts of your case. Most cases turn on observations of the officer who witnessed the alleged conduct. Sometimes observations are too brief and lacking detail. It is important to remember that prosecution has to present evidence to prove the case beyond reasonable doubt. Often it is found that evidence is lacking resulting in a complete dismssal of your distracted driving ticket.
If you have have been charged with a distracted driving while using a handheld communication device contact us for a free evaluation and let Traffic Law Paralegal Services fight for you.
Traffic Law Paralegal Services has been defending traffic violations 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 and is a former vice-president of Licensed Paralegals Association (Ontario), former vice-president of the Ontario Paralegals Association and is a regular speaker on continuing professional development for paralegals, lawyers and Justices. Serhiy Senatorov has been providing reliable defense for almost two decades and confident to help you.