Mississauga Stunt Driving | Brampton Stunt Driving
Anyone charged with stunt driving ticket in Mississauga, Brampton, Toronto can rely on Traffic Law Paralegal Services to defend your case. We have been fighting these charges in Ontario courts since its inception and confident to help you. Conviction for stunt driving charge can be devastating and will most certainly affect your insurance premiums. Upon being charged with this allegation, driver's license is administratively suspended for 30 days and motor vehicle is also impounded. Highway traffic act has many variations of this offence including driving over the speed limit of 40km/hr (if speed limit is below 80 km/hr) and 50 km/hr or more (if speed limit is 80 km/hr or more). Do not risk being wrongfully convicted and let trained and experienced paralegal fight your charges.
172.(1) No person shall drive a motor vehicle on a highway in a race or contest, while performing a stunt or on a bet or wager.
(2) Every person who contravenes subsection (1) is guilty of an offence and on conviction is liable to a fine of not less than $2,000 and not more than $10,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months, or to both, and in addition his or her driver’s licence may be suspended,
(a) on a first conviction under this section, for not more than two years; or
(b) on a subsequent conviction under this section, for not more than 10 years.
Legislative updates are pending to impose a drastic mandatory suspension if convicted. As you can see the penalties are severe and the courts do not take these charges lightly. Traffic Law Paralegal Services always offers free confidential consultation and competitive service fees.
Stunt driving charge can come in many variations and is defined in regulations under the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario. Conviction for this offence will also result in six demerit points, a serious conviction on your driving record, possibility of a lengthy period of suspension, jail time and signifficant insurance increase. Regulations under Highway Traffic Act create many separate and distinct offenses such as races, contests and stunts.
Here are some of the examples of racing, contest and stunt driving tickets:
Lifting some or all of its tires from the surface of the highway.
Driving two or more motor vehicles at a rate of speed that is a marked departure from the lawful rate of speed and in a manner that indicates the drivers of the motor vehicles are engaged in a competition.
Causing some or all of its tires to lose traction with the surface of the highway while turning.
Stopping or slowing down a motor vehicle in a manner that indicates the driver’s sole intention in stopping or slowing down is to interfere with the movement of another vehicle by cutting off its passage on the highway or to cause another vehicle to stop or slow down in circumstances where the other vehicle would not ordinarily do so.
Driving a motor vehicle in a manner that indicates an intention to prevent another vehicle from passing.
Spining or causing motor vehicle to circle, without maintaining control over it.
Outdistancing or attempting to outdistance one or more other motor vehicles while driving at a rate of speed that is a marked departure from the lawful rate of speed.
Driving with a person in the trunk of the motor vehicle.
Driving while the driver is not sitting in the driver’s seat.
Driving a motor vehicle at a rate of speed that is 50 kilometres per hour or more over the speed limit, if the speed limit is 80 kilometres per hour or more. Driving a motor vehicle at a rate of speed that is 40 kilometres per hour or more over the speed limit, if the speed limit is less than 80 kilometres per hour.
Fighting stunt driving and/or racing tickets is a challenging task. These are a strict liability offences allowing a defence of due diligence. Traffic Law Paralegal Services will explore case weaknesses and challenge the evidence to beat the allegations. Novice drivers (G1 and G2) facing even more penalties. When G2 driver is convicted of a stunt or racing ticket, their license is automatically suspended for 30 days by the Ministry of Transportation. Do not underestimate the seriousness of the situation and contact us for a free evaluation of your case.
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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.
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