Traffic Tickets Between NY and Canada

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by: bend on
Mon Dec 10, 2012 4:57 pm

traffic ticket wrote:I got a speeding ticket in new york and I live in Canada I read thisarticle on traffic tickets between NY and Canada, but I'm not sure of it is accurate. Anyone know the law?
The New York ticket will show up as if it's been committed in Ontario. Speeding is a charge that can be transferred. You will receive the equivalent Ontario demerit points as if you had committed the violation here. 50+ will remain speeding and 6 demerit points, but I don't believe you'd receive the 7-day licence suspension.

http://www.ontario.ca/driving-and-roads/what-happens-if-i-get-outofprovince-demerit-points wrote:If you have been convicted of a driving offence in another Canadian province, the State of New York or Michigan, demerit points will be added to your driving record just as if the offence happened in Ontario.

Traffic offences outside Ontario that will add demerit points:

Speeding
Failure to obey a stop sign
Failure to obey a signal light
Failure to stop for a school bus
Racing
Failing to remain at or return to the scene of an collision
Careless driving

Criminal offences outside Ontario that will result in a suspension:

Vehicular manslaughter
Criminal negligence
Dangerous driving
Failure to remain at the scene of a collision
Impaired driving
Driving while disqualified or prohibited


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