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"Careless driving"

130.  Every person is guilty of the offence of driving carelessly who drives a vehicle or street car on a highway without due care and attention or without reasonable consideration for other persons using the highway and on conviction is liable to a fine of not less than $400 and not more than $2,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months, or to both, and in addition his or her licence or permit may be suspended for a period of not more than two years. 2009, c . 5, s . 41.



According to the Facility Association of Ontario, a careless driving charge is classified as a serious offence and a conviction for this charge could result in a 100% insurance increase.

Please be advised, however, that the information above is not representative of all insurance companies.  You will need to contact your insurance broker or insurance company to find out how your insurance will be affected by a conviction.

Other Details
Section 130
Set Fine 400.00
Demerit Points 6
CVOR Points 5
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