# Demerit Points

# Schedule 1

Description of offence Enactment and Section Number Demerit

(for convenience Traffic Safety & Use of Highway Points of reference only) Act and Rules of the Road Regulation

#### Traffic Safety Act Use of Highway

1 Failing to remain at the scene of an accident

Section 69(1) Demerits 7

2 Speeding – exceeding limit by more than 50 kph

Section 115(2)(p)(TSA) Section53(5)(c) Demerits 6

2.1 Speeding – exceeding limit by more than 50 kph

Section 115(2)(p.1) Demerits 6

2.2 Speeding – exceeding limit by more than 50 kph

Section 115(2)(p.2) Demerits 6

2.3 Speeding – exceeding limit by more than 50 kph

Section 115(2)(t) Demerits 6

2.4 Speeding – exceeding limit by more than 50 kph

Section 115(2)(r) Demerits 6

3 Careless driving

Section 115(2)(b) Demerits 6

4 Racing

Section 115(2)(c) Demerits 6

5 Bet or wager

Section 115(2)(d) Demerits 6

6 Fail to stop school bus, explosives at uncontrolled railway crossing

Section 42(5) Demerits 5

7 Fail to stop for a peace officer

Section 166(2) Demerits 5

8 Speeding – unreasonable rate

Section 2(1)(a) Demerits 4

9 Speeding – exceeding limit by over 30 but not more than 50 kph

Section 115(2)(p) Section 53(5)(c) Demerits 4

9.1 Speeding – exceeding limit by over 30 but not more than 50 kph

Section 115(2)(p.1) Demerits 4

9.2 Speeding – exceeding limit byover 30 but not more than 50 kph

Section 115(2)(p.2) Demerits 4

9.3 Speeding – exceeding limit by over 30 but not more than 50 kph

Section 115(2)(t) Demerits 4

9.4 Speeding – exceeding limit by over 30 kph but not more than 50 kph

Section 115(2)(r) Demerits 4

10 Following too close

Section 18 Demerits 4

11 Failing to stop for school bus

Section 72(1) Demerits 6

12 Failing to notify owner:

(a) of an unattended vehicle damaged in accident

Section 69(2)(a) Demerits 3

(b) of property damaged in accident

Section 69(2)(b) Demerits 3

13 Driver fail to make accident report

Section 71(1) Demerits 3

14 Speeding – exceeding limit by over 15 but not more than 30 kph

Section 115(2)(p) Section 53(5)(c) Demerits 3

14.1 Speeding – exceeding limit by over 15 but not more than 30 kph

Section 115(2)(p.1) Demerits 3

14.2 Speeding – exceeding limit by over 15 but not more than 30 kph

Section 115(2)(p.2) Demerits 3

14.3 Speeding – exceeding limit by over 15 but not more than 30 kph

Section 115(2)(t) Demerits 3

14.4 Speeding – exceeding limit by over 15 kph but not more than 30 kph

Section 115(2)(r) Demerits 3

15 Improper passing in school zone

Section 8 Demerits 3

16 Meeting and passing oncoming vehicle

Section 14 Demerits 3

17 Passing on hill or curve

Section 19(1) Demerits 3

18 Passing when meeting oncoming vehicle .

Section 20 Demerits 3

19 Overtaking and passing

Section 21(1) Demerits 3

20 Passing restrictions Section 23 Demerits 3

21 Passing vehicle stopped at crosswalk

Section 41(2) Demerits 4

22 Driving left of centre

Section 12(1) Demerits 3

23 Driving wrong way on one-way highway

Section 17 Demerits 3

24 Impeding passing vehicle

Section 21(2) Demerits 3

25 Impeding passing vehicle – multi-lane highway

Section 22(2)(b) Demerits 3

26 Failing to yield right of way to a vehicle:

(a) at intersection

Section 34 Demerits 3

(b) at “yield” sign

Section 39 Demerits 3

(c) in traffic circle

Section 40 Demerits 3

(d) at “merge” sign

Sections 50, 51 Demerits 3

(e) at green light

Sections 52(1), (3-5) Demerits 3

(f) at flashing yellow light

Section 53(3) Demerits 3

27 Failing to yield right of way to a pedestrian:

(a) at alley entrance

Section 36(3) Demerits 3

(b) in a crosswalk

Section 41(1) Demerits 4

(c) at a green light

Sections 52(1)-(5) Demerits 3

(d) at flashing yellow light (intersection)

Section 53(3) Demerits 3

(e) at flashing yellow light (not at intersection)

Section 53(4) Demerits 3

(f) at flashing yellow light (with zone sign)

Section 53(5)(d) Demerits 3

28 Failing to stop:

(a) before entering highway

Section 36(2) Demerits 3

(b) at “stop” sign

Section 37 Demerits 3

(c) for vehicle sounding siren

Section 65(1) Demerits 3

(d) following emergency vehicle too close

Section 65(2) Demerits 3

(e) at railway crossing

Section 42(2) Demerits 3

(f) driving around barrier at railway crossing

Section 42(3) Demerits 3

(g) “stop” sign at railway crossing

Section 42(4)(a) Demerits 3

(h) yellow light at intersection

Section 53(1) Demerits 3

(i) yellow light – not at intersection

Section 53(2) Demerits 3

(j) red light at intersection

Section 54(1)(a) Demerits 3

(k) red light – not at intersection

Section 54(4) Demerits 3

(l) flashing red light at intersection

Section 54(5)(a) Demerits 3

(m) flashing red light – not at intersection

Section 54(6)(a) Demerits 3

29 Proceeding when unsafe:

(a) entering highway at “stop” sign

Section 38 Demerits 3

(b) “stop” sign at railway crossing

Section 42(4)(b) Demerits 3

(c) to pass school bus

Section 72(2) Demerits 3

(d) red light at intersection

Section 54(1)(b) Demerits 3

(e) flashing red light at intersection

Section 54(5)(b) Demerits 3

(f) flashing red light – not at intersection

Section 54(6)(b) Demerits 3

30 Stunting

Section 115(2)(f) Demerits 3

31 Speeding – exceeding limit by up to 15 kph

Section 115(2)(p) Section 53(5)(c) Demerits 2

31.1 Speeding – exceeding limit by up to 15 kph

Section 115(2)(p.1) Demerits 2

31.2 Speeding – exceeding limit by up to 15 kph

Section 115(2)(p.2) Demerits 2

31.3 Speeding – exceeding limit by up to 15 kph

Section 115(2)(t) Demerits 2

31.4 Speeding – exceeding limit by up to 15 kph

Section 115(2)(r) Demerits 2

32 Traffic lane violation:

(a) slow moving vehicle

Section 3 Demerits 2

(b) drive near centre line

Section 2(1)(b) Demerits 2

(c) solid lines

Section 15(1) Demerits 2

(d) unsafe lane change

Section 15(4) Demerits 2

(e) failing to drive in middle of marked lane

Section 15(5) Demerits 2

(f) straddling 2 lanes

Section 15(6) Demerits 2

(g) 3 lane highways

Section 16(1) Demerits 2

(h) lane marked with “X”

Section 27(4) Demerits 2

33 Failing to obey instruction of traffic control device

Section 57 Demerits 2

34 Slow driving impeding traffic

Section 2(1)(c) Demerits 2

35 Driving at less than minimum speed

Section 115(2)(q) Demerits 2

36 Failing to obey peace officer to increase speed, etc.

Section 2(4) Demerits 2

37 Failing to signal:

(a) when changing lanes

Section 15(2) Demerits 2

(b) turning left or right

Section 24 Demerits 2

(c) when stopping

Section 35 Demerits 2

38 Improper turns:

(a) right turns, various

Section 25 Demerits 2

(b) left turns, various

Section 26 Demerits 2

(c) turns controlled by traffic control device

Sections 27(1)&(2) Demerits 2

(d) U-turns

Sections 29, 30 Demerits 2

(e) U-turn by school bus

Section 31 Demerits 2

39 Improper backing

Sections 32, 33 Demerits 2