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"Change lane - not in safety"

142.  (1)  The driver or operator of a vehicle upon a highway before turning to the left or right at any intersection or into a private road or driveway or from one lane for traffic to another lane for traffic or to leave the roadway shall first see that the movement can be made in safety, and if the operation of any other vehicle may be affected by the movement shall give a signal plainly visible to the driver or operator of the other vehicle of the intention to make the movement.

Penalty

INSURANCE IMPLICATIONS

According to the Facility Association of Ontario, a change lane - not in safety charge is classified as a minor offence and a conviction for this charge could result in a 0-25% insurance increase depending on how many convictions you have received for this particular offence.

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 142(1)
Set Fine 85.00
Demerit Points 2
CVOR Points 5
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