General Slang's & Terms Used On Www.ohta.ca

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General Slang's & Terms Used On Www.ohta.ca

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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




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Last edited by Reflections on Sun Nov 22, 2009 1:10 am, edited 1 time in total.
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