Dangerous driving, known as reckless driving in the US, can be defined as “driving with no regard for the safety and well-being of others.”
Some examples of dangerous driving: racing; speeding; aggressive driving; and ignoring traffic lights, road signs or warnings from passengers.
Penalties for Distracted Driving
- Criminal record
- Possible jail time
- Minimum fine of $1000
- Automatic suspension of your driver’s licence for one year, minimum
Criteria for the Criminal Code offence of Dangerous Driving:
- The accused drives a motor vehicle in a way that is dangerous to the public
- Including the nature, condition and use of the place where the incident occurs
- The amount of traffic present at the time or that might be expected
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