Section 172(1) of the Highway Traffic Act in Ontario.
Stunt Driving in Ontario is also known as “Racing” or “Drive Motor Vehicle – Perform Stunt Driving”. Exceeding the speeding limit by 40 km/h in a zone less than 80 km/h.
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What is Stunt Driving?
- Driving with an Intent to chase another motor vehicle
- Driving without due care and attention
- Driving/Racing at a speed of over 50km/hr over the speed limit
- Driving with an intent to spin the motor vehicle in circles (a donut)
- Under the Highway Traffic Act, you are Stunt Driving (or Racing) when your speed is greater than 50km / hour over the stated speed limit.
- A Stunt Driving or Racing ticket is not a criminal charge. It is an offence under Part III of the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario s.172
- Driving in excess of 50 km/h over the posted speed limit in a zone 80 km/h and above
- Driving in excess of 40 km/h over the posted speed limit in a zone less than 80 km/h
- Driving in excess of 150 km/h
Administrative Penalties (These happen upon being charged. not upon conviction.)
- Administrative 30-day licence suspension
- Administrative 14-day vehicle impoundment
Stunt Driving Excuses
- I just bought the car and wanted to test how fast it can go
- The speedometer is broken
- I was following the flow of traffic
- I was getting late for work
- I was just trying to pass the truck and get to my exit
- I had to go to the bathroom
- I did not see the sign
- I had it on cruise control. It must not be working.
- My kids had to pee.
Penalties for Stunt driving
- 6 Demerit Points
- On a first conviction, suspension for not less than one year and not more than three years;
- On a second, suspension for not less than three years and not more than 10 years;
- On a third, suspension indefinitely.
- A fine of $2,000 – $10,000 upon conviction
- Hefty insurance premiums upon conviction or cancellation
- Driver’s licence suspension (no more than 2 years. Let POINTTS™ Traffic Ticket Paralegals defend you.Get additional information on Demerit Points
- According to the Ministry of Transportation, if you are convicted of ‘Stunt Driving’, then you will need to complete a driver improvement course before you can reinstate your license.
- Read more about Bill 282 – MOMS (Moving Ontarians More Safely Act)
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- CARELESS DRIVING
- CARELESS DRIVING VS DANGEROUS DRIVING
- CVOR OFFENCES
- DANGEROUS DRIVING
- DISTRACTED DRIVING
- DISOBEY SIGN
- DRIVING UNDER SUSPENSION
- FOLLOW TOO CLOSE
- FAILING TO MOVE
- FAILING TO REMAIN
- FAILING TO REPORT
- FAIL TO STOP/YIELD
- FAIL TO STOP FOR SCHOOL BUS
- HANDHELD DEVICE
- HOV LANE TICKET
- IMPROPER DRIVING
- MOVING ONTARIANS SAFELY ACT (MOMS ACT - BILL 282)
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- NO LICENCE
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- STUNT DRIVING
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