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Traffic Offences

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Common Traffic Offences

  • Careless Driving
  • Driving Under Suspension
  • No Insurance
  • Speeding
  • Stunt Driving/Racing/Speeding more than 50 km/h
  • Failing to Stop at a Red Light
  • Disobeying a Stop Sign
  • Seatbelt Violations
  • Driving Without a Licence
  • Turn Violations
  • Failing to Remain at the Scene

Demerit Points System

Drivers convicted of certain driving-related offences can have Demerit Points recorded on their driving record. Demerit Points remain on your driving record for two years from the offence date. If you collect enough points, you can lose your driver's licence. Probationary drivers (G1 & G2) can accumulate up to 6 Demerit Points. Fully licenced drivers can accumulate up to 15.

Below are some common offences and the associated demerit point penalties:

7 Points

Failing to remain at the scene of a collision

Failing to stop when signalled/requested by a police officer

6 Points

Careless Driving


Exceeding the speed limit by 50 km/h or more

Failing to stop for a school bus

5 Points

Driver of a bus failing to stop at an unprotected railway crossing

4 Points

Exceeding the speed limit by 30 to 49 km/h

Following too closely

3 Points

Exceeding the speed limit by 16 to 29 km/h

Driving through, around or under a railway crossing barrier

Failing to yield the right-of-way

Failing to obey a stop sign, traffic control stop/slow sign, traffic light or railway crossing signal

Improper passing

Improper use of high occupancy vehicle lane

2 Points

Improper opening of a vehicle door

Prohibited turns

Improper right/left turn

Failing to obey signs

Failing to signal

Unnecessary slow driving

Driver failing to ensure that a passenger less than 23 kg is properly secured

Driver failing to ensure that a passenger under 16 years is wearing a seat belt

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