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by historyfiend
Mon Dec 19, 2016 10:01 pm
Forum: Failing to obey a stop sign, traffic control stop/slow sign, traffic light or railway crossing signal
Topic: HTA 144(18) RED LIGHT - FAIL TO STOP - Bicycle
Replies: 14
Views: 2586

Re: HTA 144(18) RED LIGHT - FAIL TO STOP - Bicycle

If you have been charged under HTA s.144(18), the 3 demerit point penalty WILL apply against your driver's licence.. Per HTA s.56(1) , the demerit system only applies to motor vehicles and street cars. Demerit point system 56. (1) The Lieutenant Governor in Council may make regulations providing fo...
by historyfiend
Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:58 am
Forum: Failing to obey a stop sign, traffic control stop/slow sign, traffic light or railway crossing signal
Topic: HTA 144(18) RED LIGHT - FAIL TO STOP - Bicycle
Replies: 14
Views: 2586

Re: HTA 144(18) RED LIGHT - FAIL TO STOP - Bicycle

You are correct, there are no demerit points at play because I was on a bicycle, I am not concerned about that. Officer who wrote the ticket made a point of stating that, although he did look up my driver's licence on this computer (I didn't present that as ID) and entered it on the ticket. I was so...
by historyfiend
Sat Dec 17, 2016 5:26 pm
Forum: Failing to obey a stop sign, traffic control stop/slow sign, traffic light or railway crossing signal
Topic: HTA 144(18) RED LIGHT - FAIL TO STOP - Bicycle
Replies: 14
Views: 2586

HTA 144(18) RED LIGHT - FAIL TO STOP - Bicycle

Hi all, I was ticketed for this offense while on a bicycle where I "turned left" at a red light without first coming to a complete stop at the red light. It was a T-intersection where I was facing the straight through lanes (4 lanes, two in each direction) and a side street came in from the right on...

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