HTA Fines & Demerit Points

Common Highway Traffic Act Charges

CHARGEDEMERIT POINTS

Failing to remain at the scene of an accident7 points
Speeding-exceeding limit by 50 km/h or more
6 points
Speeding-exceeding limit by 30 km/h but no more
than 49 km/h
4 points

Speeding-exceeding limit by more than 15 km/h
but no more than 29 km/h
3 points

Speeding-exceeding limit by up to 15 km/h
0 points

Careless driving
6 points

Racing
6 points

Failing to stop at railroad crossing-school bus
5 points

Failing to stop for a peace officer
7 points

Following too closely
4 points

Failing to stop for a school bus
6 points

Failing to report an accident
3 points

Improper passing
3 points

Driving on wrong side of the road
3 points

Driving the wrong way on a one-way highway
3 points

Impeding passing vehicle
3 points

Failing to yield right-of-way to vehicle or
pedestrian
3 points

Failing to stop as directed by traffic control devices or as otherwise required
3 points

Driver fail to wear seat belt
2 points

Passenger fail to wear seat belt
2 points

Traffic lane violation
2 points

Failing to signal
2 points

Improper turns
2 points

Start from stopped position-not in safety
2 points

Speeding Penalties

KM Over Limit
Set Fines (Per KM)

1- 19
$2.50

20-34
$3.75

35-49
$6.00

50 +
No out of court settlement & vehicle seizure.

Speeding Penalties - Community Safety Zone

KM Over Limit
Set Fines (Per KM)

1- 19
$5.00

20-34
$7.50

35-49
No out of court settlement

For no insurance there is a minimum $5,000 charge and a compulsory court appearance.

In addition, a victim's surcharge is added to all fines as per the following chart

For Set Fine of
Added Surcharge

0 - $50
$10.00

$51 - $75
$15.00

$76 - $100
$20.00

$101 - $150
$25.00

$151 - $200
$35.00

$201 - $250
$50.00

$251 - $300
$60.00

$301 - $350
$75.00

$351 - $400
$85.00

$401 - $450
$95.00

$451 - $500
$110.00

$501 - $1,000
$125.00

$1,000 and over
25 percent of fine imposed