Got a Failing to obey signs traffic ticket?
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Failing To Obey Stop Sign: Section 136(1)(a) Or (1)(c)??

by: kkms on

I'm really not sure what to do and I need some guidance. So the other day I was driving home and I was passing by an all stop sign in Mississauga, I saw from ahead that there was no one there so I did sort of a rolling stop for literally the first time ever cause I was in a hurry to get home, and just my luck there was a cop hiding in the side. I got pulled over and got a Section 136 (1) (a) ticket for a $110. So I figured I'd pay the fine and be done with it, but I was doing some research and found that it comes with 3 demerit points?! But I looked at the ticket again and it was Section 136 (1)(c).. C!! Does anyone know what this means? I have no idea what to do, I'm the second driver for my dads car and I just finally got the courage to drive again after a got into an accident a little while ago (I was not at fault) and this happens now. I am completely devastated and I don't want to tell my parents any of this, but I'm scared they will find out.. is there anything I can do? How much will my insurance go up (My parents are with statefarm but it recently got bought by desjardins) Please help :(

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by: iFly55 on

I believe this is a fatal error. HTA S136(1)(c) does not exist and is not known to law:

Disobey Stop Sign is S136 (1)(a)

You've gotten extremely lucky, please search the forums on how to introduce a forced fatal error. We have many many threads that will walk you through the very simple process.

Here's a recent thread: ... tml#p34472

Was your ticket hand written?

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by: jsherk on

Yes good potential for fatal error!

So to get a fatal error to stick, you can NOT take it to trial. If you take it to trial they could amend the ticket and correct it. If you do not go to trial they can not amend it.

Hopefully JP will see the error and scrap the ticket. If not, you can appeal the decision.

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by: Radar Identified on

Now that we all agree that the ticket has a fatal flaw, the pic was deleted.

I think you're in luck.

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