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Careless Driving 

Section 130 of the Highway Traffic Act

Demerit Points

6

Affects Insurance

Yes

Suspensions

  • Yes

  • Mandatory for Novice Drivers

  • 6 months if convicted for other drivers.

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Disobey Stop Sign

Section 136(1) of the Highway Traffic Act

Demerit Points

3

Affects Insurance

Yes

Suspensions

  • No

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Use of Cell Phone

Section 78.1 of the Highway Traffic Act

Demerit Points

Affects Insurance

Significantly

Suspensions

  • Yes

  • Mandatory 3-day suspension for all drivers

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Speeding

Section 128 of the Highway Traffic Act

Demerit Points

3 - 6

Affects Insurance

Yes

Suspensions

  • over 30 KM - mandatory suspension for Novice Drivers

  • over 50 KM possible suspension for all other drivers

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Fail to Remain

Section 200 of the Highway Traffic Act

Demerit Points

6

Affects Insurance

Significantly

Suspensions

Yes for Novice Drivers

If convicted it is possible for all other drivers.

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Disobey Red Light

Section 144.18 of the Highway Traffic Act

Demerit Points

3

Affects Insurance

Yes

Suspensions

No