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COMMON TYPES OF CHARGES
Fail to report
FAIL TO REPORT AN ACCIDENT – 3 DEMERIT POINTS
Section 199(1) of Highway Traffic Act (HTA)
A ticket for fail to report:
Drivers involved in traffic accidents are required, under section 199(1) of Ontario’s Highway Traffic Act, to report an accident when:
- The damage in the accident appears to exceed one thousand ($1,000) dollars.
- Someone is injured.
- There is damage to highway property.
The driver, owner, or person in charge of the vehicle must report the accident forthwith to the police. Forthwith means; right away, within a reasonable time, having regard to the circumstances of the accident – meaning you must report the accident as soon as reasonably possible.
Penalties for Failing to Report an Accident
- A fine of up to one thousand ($1000.00) dollars
- Three (3) demerit points
- A conviction registered on your driving abstract for 3 years.
- A dramatic increase in insurance rates.