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by AlphaDog
Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Failing to obey a stop sign, traffic control stop/slow sign, traffic light or railway crossing signal
Topic: Failure to Stop at Red Light Defense?
Replies: 22
Views: 3824

Re: Failure to Stop at Red Light Defense?

I filed for the court date; just got a letter back saying the cop didn't file the ticket within 7 days so it's dropped. Thanks for the advice everyone
by AlphaDog
Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Failing to obey a stop sign, traffic control stop/slow sign, traffic light or railway crossing signal
Topic: Failure to Stop at Red Light Defense?
Replies: 22
Views: 3824

Court Fee

Back story: got a fail to stop at red light ticket, set fine $260, total payable $320. Was told in my previous thread that this was incorrect, it should be $325, it appears the court fee is missing. So my questions: 1) will there be a court fee in the ticket even if it is presented by the police off...
by AlphaDog
Sun Jun 11, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Failing to obey a stop sign, traffic control stop/slow sign, traffic light or railway crossing signal
Topic: Failure to Stop at Red Light Defense?
Replies: 22
Views: 3824

Re: Failure to Stop at Red Light Defense?

How can you tell that the fine amount is incorrect? The set fines for each offence are listed on the Ontario Court of Justice website: http://www.ontariocourts.ca/ocj/how-do-i/set-fines/set-fines-i/schedule-43/ Then you have to add in the victim surcharge which is listed here: https://www.ontario.c...
by AlphaDog
Sun Jun 11, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Failing to obey a stop sign, traffic control stop/slow sign, traffic light or railway crossing signal
Topic: Failure to Stop at Red Light Defense?
Replies: 22
Views: 3824

Re: Failure to Stop at Red Light Defense?

How can you tell that the fine amount is incorrect? The set fines for each offence are listed on the Ontario Court of Justice website: http://www.ontariocourts.ca/ocj/how-do-i/set-fines/set-fines-i/schedule-43/ Then you have to add in the victim surcharge which is listed here: https://www.ontario.c...
by AlphaDog
Sun Jun 11, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Failing to obey a stop sign, traffic control stop/slow sign, traffic light or railway crossing signal
Topic: Failure to Stop at Red Light Defense?
Replies: 22
Views: 3824

Re: Failure to Stop at Red Light Defense?

Mens rea does not matter for provincial offences. This is not a criminal matter. How far into the intersection were you? If you were just a little across the line and, say, blocking part of the pedestrian crossing area, many police officers wouldn't bother you. Unfortunately, the drivers behind you...
by AlphaDog
Thu Jun 08, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Failing to obey a stop sign, traffic control stop/slow sign, traffic light or railway crossing signal
Topic: Failure to Stop at Red Light Defense?
Replies: 22
Views: 3824

Re: Failure to Stop at Red Light Defense?

Mens rea does not matter for provincial offences. This is not a criminal matter. How far into the intersection were you? If you were just a little across the line and, say, blocking part of the pedestrian crossing area, many police officers wouldn't bother you. Unfortunately, the drivers behind you...
by AlphaDog
Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Failing to obey a stop sign, traffic control stop/slow sign, traffic light or railway crossing signal
Topic: Failure to Stop at Red Light Defense?
Replies: 22
Views: 3824

Re: Failure to Stop at Red Light Defense?

daggx wrote:Shouldn't the total payable for fail to stop red light be $325?
The ticket says $320

And it was given to me directly by the officer when he pulled me over.
by AlphaDog
Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Failing to obey a stop sign, traffic control stop/slow sign, traffic light or railway crossing signal
Topic: Failure to Stop at Red Light Defense?
Replies: 22
Views: 3824

Failure to Stop at Red Light Defense?

Today I received a $320 ticket for failing to stop at a red light. I was driving on the highway, the light turned yellow and I didn't slow down in time. I did slow down and come to a complete stop, I was partially in the intersection and couldn't back up due to other vehicles behind me so I carefull...

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