Stunt driving charges are most often issued when the driver of the motor vehicle has been caught going 50 km/h over the posted speed limit.
Actually racing another vehicle isn’t necessary for you to be charged with stunt driving.
Squealing your tires or trying to perform a dangerous maneuver can net you a stunt driving charge as well.
Roadside penalties for Stunt Driving
- Seven day roadside suspension of your driver’s licence
- Vehicle impoundment for seven days, at your expense
Stunt Driving penalties upon conviction
- Six demerit points
- Minimum fine of $2000, maximum $10,000
- Possible suspension of your driver’s licence for up to two years
- Possible imprisonment up to six months
If you are convicted of stunt driving, your insurance premiums will likely be affected as well, potentially upping rates to thousands of dollars per year. Some insurance companies may even drop you after a conviction.