Stunt Driving

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

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)

Charged with Stunt Driving?

The definition of stunt driving in Ontario is quite broad and can include a variety of dangerous or reckless driving behaviors, not just racing another vehicle.
Examples of stunts that can result in a stunt driving charge include excessively speeding, performing donuts or burnouts, and dangerous maneuvering such as weaving in and out of traffic.

Fight Stunt Driving Charge

It is highly recommended that you seek legal advice and representation if you are facing stunt driving charges in Ontario. Stunt driving is a serious offense in Ontario, and if you are convicted, you could face significant penalties, including fines, license suspension, and even imprisonment.

So can I defend myself in court? Let’s take a look:

While it is possible to represent yourself in court, it is generally not advisable, especially in cases involving serious charges like stunt driving. POINTTS™ Traffic Ticket Specialist® can provide you with the knowledge, experience, and support you need to fight your charges effectively and ensure that your rights are protected throughout the legal process.

POINTTS™ Traffic Ticket Specialist® can help you understand your legal rights, evaluate the strength of the prosecution’s case against you, and develop a defense strategy that could help you avoid or mitigate the penalties associated with a conviction.

In addition to providing legal representation, POINTTS™ Traffic Ticket Specialist® can also help you navigate the complex legal system, communicate with the prosecution and court, and negotiate with the Crown Attorney’s office on your behalf. They can help you understand the potential consequences of a conviction and work to minimize those consequences as much as possible.Call POINTTS™ The Traffic Ticket Specialists for a Free Quote.

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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.

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You retain POINTTS™ to fight your ticket in court. We do our utmost to get you the best possible outcome.

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