Table Of Offences

Demerit points stay on your record for two years from the offence date.  Click here for more information.

7 Points

bulletFailing to remain at the scene of a collision
bulletFailing to stop when signaled/requested by a police officer

6 Points

bulletCareless driving
bulletExceeding the speed limit by 50 km/h or more
bulletFailing to stop for a school bus

5 Points

bulletDriver of bus failing to stop at unprotected railway crossing

4 Points

bulletExceeding the speed limit by 30 to 49 km/h
bulletFollowing too closely

3 Points

bulletExceeding the speed limit by 16 to 29 km/h
bulletDriving through, around or under a railway crossing barrier
bulletFailing to yield the right-of-way
bulletFailing to obey a stop sign, traffic light or railway crossing signal
bulletFailing to obey the directions of a police officer
bulletDriving the wrong way on a divided road
bulletFailing to report a collision to a police officer
bulletImproper driving where road is divided into lanes
bulletCrowding the driver’s seat
bulletGoing the wrong way on a one-way road
bulletDriving or operating a vehicle on a closed road
bulletCrossing a divided road where no proper crossing is provided
bulletFailing to slow and carefully pass a stopped emergency vehicle
bulletImproper passing
bulletFailing to move, where possible, into another lane when passing a stopped vehicle

2 Points

bulletFailing to lower headlight beam
bulletImproper opening of a vehicle door
bulletProhibited turns
bulletTowing people – on toboggans, bicycles, skis, for example
bulletFailing to obey signs
bulletFailing to stop at a pedestrian crossing
bulletFailing to share the road
bulletImproper right turn
bulletImproper left turn
bulletFailing to signal
bulletUnnecessary slow driving
bulletReversing on a divided high-speed road
bulletDriver failing to wear a seat belt
bulletDriver failing to ensure that a passenger less than 23 kg is buckled into seat belt or child safety seat
bulletDriver failing to ensure passenger under 16 years wearing seat belt
bulletBacking on a highway

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