Why work with Reli On Us on Dangerous Driving charges?
We have helped past clients to successfully:
Stay out of jail
Protect their job
Maintain the ability to drive or keep a license
Maintain the ability to travel
COMMON TYPES OF CHARGES
DANGEROUS DRIVING CHARGE ONTARIO
Section 249 of the Criminal Code (CC)
The Criminal Code of Canada makes it an offence to drive or operate a motor vehicle in a manner that is dangerous to the public. To determine if the driving is dangerous, the section states that the court must consider all of the circumstances of the actions of the accused, such as:
the nature, conditions and the use of the place the amount of traffic that is or might be expected to be present was there a danger to the public, who either were present or, who might have been present, including for example a passenger in the car. the court also has to consider the mental element of the charge, did the driver plan on doing the act. There must be some proof of an intention to operate a motor vehicle in a way which would be a departure from the standard care that a normal driver would be expected to act.
The offence of Dangerous Driving has to be committed involving a motor vehicle as described in the Criminal Code, which is any vehicle that is pushed, pulled or driven by an engine of any sort.
Penalties for Dangerous Driving
- A criminal record for life
- An automatic one-year driver’s licence suspension
- The possibility of jail
- At least a 100% jump in your insurance rates for at least five (5) years
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