I am a commercial truck driver that got a ticket on south service road in mississauga by peel police. As I left a No Frills grocery store that is at Dixie and the QE, I was unfamiliar with the area and wanted back on the QE. So when I left the No Frills I saw a sign that said QE toronto and I followed it. Sure enough their was a peel cop in a unmarked black charger parked on the side of the road who at the time already had another truck stopped also decided to pull me over. Anyway he gave me a ticket and seeing how he wants the OT told me to take it to court and he would help me out.
I am meeting with the courts"first attending" meeting to maybe get a lesser charge what would the lesser charge be??
Is there any truth to the bilingual argument that I read about on this site???
Any HELP would be HUGELY appreciated.
If you want to get the charge reduced, one idea might be to try to get "Fail to Proceed as Directed." That's NOT the much more serious offences of fail to stop for police or fail to obey the directions of a police officer. Courts in Toronto are currently taking that as an alternative plea to "disobey sign." Perhaps some of the others here could verify, I believe fail to proceed as directed has 0 demerit points and a $60 set fine, plus the victim surcharge. That's another approach.
Do you get penalized for any traffic tickets by your company?
remarkably my company will pay the fine I just do not want to lose any points, I really appreciate your help.
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