Careless driving could lead to instant insurance hikes and you may be identified as a high risk driver. Carmen Dawdy Paralegal Services has courtroom experience representing those charged with careless driving.
Under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act, careless driving pertains to any individual “driving a motor vehicle without due care and attention, or without a reasonable consideration for other people using the highway.” This leaves a broad description left up to interpretation of a judge.
Penalties of a Careless Driving Conviction
At minimum, a charge for careless driving includes 6 demerit points, a $400 fine and no more than $2,000, possible licence suspension for no more than 2 years and possible imprisonment for up to 6 months.
Carmen Dawdy Paralegal Services has the knowledge and experience negotiating against careless driving charges. We will review all reports and documents to ensure we are well equipped for your hearing and to represent you to the best of our abilities.