September 24, 2020
According to the Highway Traffic Act, "No person shall drive a motor vehicle on a roadway in a race or contest, while performing a stunt or on a bet or wager."
August 7, 2020
Many people are reluctant to hire a representative to fight their ticket as they don’t know how the process is going to play out when we return to normal.
May 1, 2020
I always recommend, when people call me for a free consultation, that they write down exactly what happened in the greatest possible detail, as close to the time that the incident happened as possible. If that matter goes to trial, that may not be for many months down the road (and even more during this pandemic scare in which the world has basically ground to a halt).
April 21, 2020
Greetings to all who may read this, and I hope you are coping well. Certainly most people are lucky enough to say they’ve never been through something like this before. So each day we are all making up the rules and then breaking them and making them again. It is easy to imagine some might let their adherence to all rules slide a bit. I say this because we are noticing a bit of a trend developing in the calls and on-line inquiries, we have received from a number of Ontario jurisdictions that we serve.
April 14, 2020
If you’re doing that daily grind, you want to move quickly as possible the very nanosecond you’re out of gridlock. This is a pretty compelling temptation to speed. You may be surprised to learn however that risking a speed over the posted limit (even the unofficial +19 km/h rule) has little to no benefit in regards to reaching your destination faster.
January 3, 2020
Dangerous driving is far more serious than one would think. This offence is actually considered a criminal offence and falls under the auspices of the Criminal Code of Canada as opposed to for example, the Highway Traffic Act which a careless driving offence would fall under.
September 27, 2019
A mandatory HTA suspension means that the law must impose the suspension. It is an automatic application. There is no challenging it at the time the suspension is effected.