Failure To Stop
Penalties For Failing To Stop
A conviction for red light – fail to stop carries 3 demerit points and a set fine of $260.00 + surcharge. Any conviction for red light – fail to stop will stay on your driving record for three years.
Definition of “Red Light – Fail to Stop”:
"Every driver approaching a traffic control signal showing a circular red indication, or red light and facing the indication shall stop his or her vehicle and shall not proceed until a green indication is shown." Ontario Highway Traffic Act Section 144(18)
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"Despite subsection 144(18), a driver, after stopping his or her vehicle and yielding the right of way to traffic lawfully approaching so closely that to proceed would constitute an immediate hazard, may, turn to the right; or turn to the left from a one-way street into a one-way street, without a green indication being shown".
How can Ticket Fighter Kingston help you fight a traffic ticket?
Ticket Fighter Kingston prepares for every red light case by ordering and reviewing the police officer’s notes and disclosure evidence. This ensures that paralegal is always prepared to tackle your failure to stop traffic ticket in court.