C-24.2, r. 37 - Regulation respecting demerit points

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chapter C-24.2, r. 37
Regulation respecting demerit points
HIGHWAY SAFETY CODE - DEMERIT POINTS
Highway Safety Code
(chapter C-24.2, s. 619, pars. 9, 9.2 and 9.3).
C-24.2
September 1 2012
DIVISION I
INTERPRETATION
1. Any references in this Regulation must be read taking into account amendments that may be made to the legislative and regulatory provisions referred to.
O.C. 1003-2001, s. 1.
DIVISION II
DEMERIT POINT SYSTEM
2. Demerit points shall be assigned for any offence against the provisions of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) listed in the table of demerit points in the Schedule, according to the number of points listed for each offence.
O.C. 1003-2001, s. 2.
3. The same number of demerit points shall be assigned for any offence the description of which corresponds to one of the offences listed in the Schedule and committed against a provision of:
(1)  a by-law in force in a municipality;
(2)  a Statute of Canada other than the Criminal Code (R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46) or a regulation of Canada in the case of an offence committed in a territory under the jurisdiction of the Government of Canada.
O.C. 1003-2001, s. 3.
4. The notice provided for in section 114 of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2) is sent in the following cases:
(1)  when 4 or more demerit points have been entered in the record of a person under 23 years of age;
(2)  when 6 or more demerit points have been entered in the record of a person 23 or 24 years of age;
(3)  when 7 or more demerit points have been entered in the record of a person 25 years of age or over.
O.C. 1003-2001, s. 4; S.Q. 2007, c. 40, s. 92.
5. For the purposes of section 185 of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2), the number of demerit points is set at
(1)  8 for a person under 23 years of age;
(2)  12 for a person 23 or 24 years of age;
(3)  15 for a person 25 years of age or over.
O.C. 1003-2001, s. 5; S.Q. 2007, c. 40, s. 92.
5.1. For the purposes of section 191.2 of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2), the number of demerit points is set at 4.
S.Q. 2007, c. 40, s. 92.
DIVISION III
PROVISIONS OF DIVISION IV OF CHAPTER II OF TITLE II OF THE HIGHWAY SAFETY CODE APPLICABLE TO THE HOLDER OF A LEARNER’S LICENCE OR A PROBATIONARY LICENCE
6. The provisions of Division IV of Chapter II of Title II of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2), except section 114, apply to the holder of a learner’s licence, probationary licence, moped licence or farm tractor licence
O.C. 1003-2001, s. 6; S.Q. 2007, c. 40, s. 93.
DIVISION IV
TRANSITIONAL AND FINAL
7. Demerit points appearing in the record of a person on the day preceding 20 September 2001 shall be deemed to be demerit points entered in the record in accordance with this Regulation.
O.C. 1003-2001, s. 7.
8. This Regulation replaces the Regulation respecting demerit points (O.C. 1424-91, 91-06-16).
O.C. 1003-2001, s. 8.
9. (Omitted).
O.C. 1003-2001, s. 9.
SCHEDULE
(ss. 2 and 3)
TABLE OF DEMERIT POINTS


Sections of the Highway
Summary description of offence Safety Code Points

for reference purposes only _________________________________

Description Penal Provisions


1. Driving while unaccompanied 99 or 100 140.1 4


2. Failure by a driver involved 168, 169, 178 or 179 9
in an accident to do his duty 170 or 171


3. Driving with the presence of 202.2 or 202.8 4
alcohol in the blood or 202.8
failing to provide a breath
sample


4. Failure to obey the orders 311 314.1 3
or signals of a peace
officer, school crossing
guard or flag man


5. Speeding or reckless driving 327 512 4


6. Speed in excess of a limit 299, 303.2, 516
prescribed or indicated on 328 or 329
traffic signs


Exceeding the speed limit by:


11 to 20 km/h 1


21 to 30 km/h 2


31 to 45 km/h 3


46 to 60 km/h 5


61 to 80 km/h 7


81 to 100 km/h 9
more than 100 km/h 12 + 3
points for
every
additional
20 km/h in
excess of
100 km/h
over the
speed
limit


6.1. Driving 40 km/h or more over 299, 303.2, 516.1,
the speed limit in a zone 328 or 329 par. 1
where the maximum authorized
speed is 60 km/h or less


Exceeding the speed limit by:

40 to 45 km/h 6


46 to 60 km/h 10


61 to 80 km/h 14


81 to 100 km/h 18


more than 100 km/h 24 + 6
points for
each
additional
20 km/h in
excess of
100 km/h
over the
speed
limit


6.2. Driving 50 km/h 299, 303.2, 516.1,
or more over the speed limit 328 or 329 par. 2
in a zone where the maximum
authorized speed is over
60 km/h but not over
90 km/h


Exceeding the speed limit by:

50 to 60 km/h 10


61 to 80 km/h 14


81 to 100 km/h 18


more than 100 km/h 24 + 6
points for
each
additional
20 km/h in
excess of
100 km/h
over the
speed
limit


6.3. Driving 60 km/h or more 299, 303.2, 516.1,
over the speed limit in a 328 or 329 par. 3
zone where the maximum
authorized speed is 100 km/h
or more


Exceeding the speed limit by:

60 km/h 10


61 to 80 km/h 14


81 to 100 km/h 18


more than 100 km/h 24 + 6
points for
each
additional
20 km/h in
excess of
100 km/h
over the
speed
limit


7. Passing where prohibited by 326.1 510 3
a line marking off a lane


8. Failure to reduce speed to 330 507 2
take into account atmospheric
or environmental conditions


9. Following another vehicle more 335 509 2
closely than is prudent


10. Accelerating while being 340 510 2
passed by another vehicle


11. Passing a bicycle when there 341 510 2
is not enough space in the
traffic lane


12. Successively passing vehicles 342 510 4
in a zigzag pattern


13. Prohibited passing in the lane 345 510 4
reserved for traffic moving
in the opposite direction


14. Prohibited passing to the right 346 510 3


15. Prohibited passing to the left 348 510 3


16. Failure to yield the right 349 504 or 509 2
of way to pedestrians and
cyclists at an intersection


17. Failure to yield the right 350 504 or 509 2
of way to vehicles moving
in the opposite direction


18. Failure to obey a red light 359 or 360 504 or 509 3


19. Failure to stop before 359.1 504 or 509 3
turning right on a red light


20. Failure to obey a stop sign 368, 369 or 504 or 509 3
370


21. Failure to wear a seat belt 396 or 401 508 3


21.1 Failure to yield to an 406 510 4
emergency vehicle whose
lights or sound producing
device are in operation


21.2 Failure to slow down or 406.1 510 4
change lanes when approaching
a stopped road vehicle with
its flashing or rotating
lights or yellow arrow signal
light activated


22. Failure to make an obligatory 411 504 or 509 3
stop at a level crossing


23. Failure to come to a stop at 413 510 9
a level crossing when driving
a bus, a minibus or a road
vehicle carrying certain
categories of hazardous materials


24. Prohibited driving in reverse 416 or 417 509 or 506 3


25. Driving for a wager, a stake 422 512 12
or a race


25.1. Riding on the running 433 512 12
board or on any outer part
of a road vehicle in motion,
or riding in the box or dump
body of a road vehicle in
motion, or tolerating such
a practice


25.2. Hanging on to a road vehicle 434 512 12
in motion or being pulled or
pushed by such a vehicle or
tolerating such a practice


26. Sudden unnecessary braking 436 506 2


26.1. Driving while using a 439.1 508 4
hand-held device that
includes a telephone function


27. Failure to obey the flashing 460 510 9
lights or stop sign
of a school bus


28. Failure to wear a protective 484 508 3
helmet


29. Prohibited driving of a road 622 646 9
vehicle carrying hazardous
materials in a tunnel (section
43 of the Transportation of
Dangerous Substances Regulation
(chapter C-24.2, r. 43))

O.C. 1003-2001, Sch; S.Q. 2012, c. 15, s. 33; O.C. 340-2013, s. 1; O.C. 268-2015, s. 1.
REFERENCES
O.C. 1003-2001, 2001 G.O. 2, 4893
S.Q. 2007, c. 40, ss. 92, 93 and 94
S.Q. 2012, c. 15, a. 33
O.C. 340-2013, 2013 G.O. 2, 965
O.C. 268-2015, 2015 G.O. 2, 474