They call these administrative suspensions. They are not limited to speeding, but this particular one for 50+ definitely gets the most attention.
If your blood alcohol levels are enough to impair but not enough to call it drunk driving, you can receive a roadside suspension of 3 days.
If you go to the work water cooler, black out, and end up in the hospital, your doctor is required to notify the MTO. Your license will be automatically suspended and it's up to a doctor to eventually clear you to drive.
The courts have decided that there is no violation of your rights because it's not your right to drive in the first place.
It's the same premise that allows an officer in Ontario to stop your vehicle for no other reason than to check your license, insurance, ownership.
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