Speeding Tickets and your Demerit Points

Speeding Radar

Have you recently received a ticket for speeding in Ontario? You may not realize it, but if you’ve been accused of speeding by Ontario police, it could cost you more than just a fine.

One speeding ticket is all it takes to jeopardize your driving record and insurance record.

When you receive a speeding ticket in Ontario, those demerit points will affect your standing in the eyes of the law.

Use the guide below to see how a speeding ticket in Ontario will affect your demerit points.

SpeedingPenalties
0-15 km/h0 Points
16-29 km/h over the speed limit3 Points
30-49 km/h over the speed limit4 Points
30-day suspension for G1 and G2 licence holders
50 km/h over the speed limit / Stunt Driving Charge6 Points
30-day roadside licence suspension
14-day roadside vehicle impoundment
Maximum fine of $10,000
Minimum driver’s licence suspension of 1 year
Jail up to 6 months

In Ontario, you have a total of 15 demerit points on a full G-licence and 9 for a G1-G2 licence. At 9 demerit points, the Ministry of Transportation will require a G-licence holder to attend an interview to review if the driver’s licence should be suspended. At 15 accumulated demerit points, a G-licensed driver receives a mandatory 30-day licence suspension. For more guides on the Ontario point system, please go to https://www.ontario.ca/page/understanding-demerit-points.

It’s clear to see that if you are not a careful driver, speeding tickets can accumulate demerit points very quickly.  At FIX-A-TICKET Legal Services, we pride ourselves on knowing how to fight speeding tickets and save our clients from incurring demerits. We strive for effective representation that ultimately protects your points AND insurance premium rate. Before you pay that speeding ticket, call for a free consultation today!

We can mount a strategic traffic ticket defence on your behalf!