General Slang's & Terms Used On www.OHTA.ca
Mon Jun 08, 2009 11:52 am
Joined: Fri Apr 11, 2008 2:49 pm
Location: somewhere in traffic
Just so that the newbies and oldbies(!) are on the same page. If you have a non-derogatory slang term please feel free to add and post it here.
LEO - Law Enforcement Officer
JP - Justice of the Peace
PON - Provincial Offence Notice = ticket
MC - Motor Cycle
MV - Motor Vehicle
CMV - Commercial Motor Vehicle
CVOR - Commercial Vehicle Operators Registration = authorized by Ontario government to operate a CMV in Ontario.
T/T - Tractor Trailer
S/B - Southbound
N/B - Northbound
E/B - Eastbound
W/B - Westbound
H/B - Hell Bent
OPC - Ontario Police College - Aylmer, Ontario
PSL - Posted Speed Limit
cagers - people who drive cars
hockey pucks - antennas for the modem for the mobile work station (laptop)
Squid = bad motorcycle rider
HOV = High Occupancy Vehicle Lane
cutter = Someone who dives into a lane of traffic at the last minute to avoid sitting in line, and usually in front of you!
The Commish or Volcano = Julian Fantino, the current OPP Commisioner
fwiw = For what its worth, general chat room acronym
traffic court/provincial offences = your worship (JP wears green sash)
criminal court = your honour (judge wears red sash)
Odot, or O-dot = OPP, Ontario Provincial Police
TPS = Toronto Police Service
OPS = Ottawa Police Service
NRPS = Niagara Regional Police Service
YRP = York Regional Police
After you have posted, we will add your comments to the main post and delete the rest, so that this will appear as one big post. Feel free kids, step up and ring the bell.
http://www.OHTA.ca OR http://www.OntarioTrafficAct.com
Last edited by Reflections on Sun Nov 22, 2009 2:10 am, edited 1 time in total.