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Effective September 30th

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Racing, stunts, etc., prohibited
172. (1) No person shall drive a motor vehicle on a highway in a race or contest, while performing a stunt or on a bet or wager. 2007, c. 13, s. 21.
Offence
(2) Every person who contravenes subsection (1) is guilty of an offence and on conviction is liable to a fine of not less than $2,000 and not more than $10,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months, or to both, and in addition his or her driver's licence may be suspended,
(a) on a first conviction under this section, for not more than two years; or
(b) on a subsequent conviction under this section, for not more than 10 years. 2007, c. 13, s. 21.
Police to require surrender of licence, detention of vehicle
(5) Where a police officer believes on reasonable and probable grounds that a person is driving, or has driven, a motor vehicle on a highway in contravention of subsection (1), the officer shall,
(a) request that the person surrender his or her driver's licence; and
(b) detain the motor vehicle that was being driven by the person until it is impounded under clause (7) (b). 2007, c. 13, s. 21.

Administrative seven-day licence suspension
(6) Upon a request being made under clause (5) (a), the person to whom the request is made shall forthwith surrender his or her driver's licence to the police officer and, whether or not the person is unable or fails to surrender the licence to the police officer, his or her driver's licence is suspended for a period of seven days from the time the request is made. 2007, c. 13, s. 21.

Administrative seven-day vehicle impoundment
(7) Upon a motor vehicle being detained under clause (5) (b), the motor vehicle shall, at the cost of and risk to its owner,
(a) be removed to an impound facility as directed by a police officer; and
(b) be impounded for seven days from the time it was detained under clause
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Definition of STUNT DRIVING
Few interesting sections, for the stunt driving!!
3 (2) wheelies on a MC
3 (6) Driving while not in the driver’s seat (postal deliveries?)
3 (7) 50km above limit
8 (iv) turn left on a solid green
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Ontario Regulation 455/07
Definition, "stunt"
3. For the purposes of section 172 of the Act, "stunt" includes any activity where one or more persons engage in any of the following driving behaviours:
1. Driving a motor vehicle in a manner that indicates an intention to lift some or all of its tires from the surface of the highway, including driving a motorcycle with only one wheel in contact with the ground, but not including the use of lift axles on commercial motor vehicles.

2. Driving a motor vehicle in a manner that indicates an intention to cause some or all of its tires to lose traction with the surface of the highway while turning.

3. Driving a motor vehicle in a manner that indicates an intention to spin it or cause it to circle, without maintaining control over it.

4. Driving two or more motor vehicles side by side or in proximity to each other, where one of the motor vehicles occupies a lane of traffic or other portion of the highway intended for use by oncoming traffic for a period of time that is longer than is reasonably required to pass another motor vehicle.

5. Driving a motor vehicle with a person in the trunk of the motor vehicle.

6. Driving a motor vehicle while the driver is not sitting in the driver's seat.

7. Driving a motor vehicle at a rate of speed that is 50 kilometres per hour or more over the speed limit.

8. Driving a motor vehicle without due care and attention, without reasonable consideration for other persons using the highway or in a manner that may endanger any person by,

i. driving a motor vehicle in a manner that indicates an intention to prevent another vehicle from passing,

ii. stopping or slowing down a motor vehicle in a manner that indicates the driver's sole intention in stopping or slowing down is to interfere with the movement of another vehicle by cutting off its passage on the highway or to cause another vehicle to stop or slow down in circumstances where the other vehicle would not ordinarily do so,

iii. driving a motor vehicle in a manner that indicates an intention to drive, without justification, as close as possible to another vehicle, pedestrian or fixed object on or near the highway, or

iv. making a left turn where,

(A) the driver is stopped at an intersection controlled by a traffic control signal system in response to a circular red indication;

(B) at least one vehicle facing the opposite direction is similarly stopped in response to a circular red indication; and

(C) the driver executes the left turn immediately before or after the system shows only a circular green indication in both directions and in a manner that indicates an intention to complete or attempt to complete the left turn before the vehicle facing the opposite direction is able to proceed straight through the intersection in response to the circular green indication facing that vehicle. O. Reg. 455/07, s. 3



What exactly do the new rules propose? Here's a look at the range of charges offenders face now and if the law is passed:
Dangerous Driving - No bodily harm or death:
Now: Summary conviction or imprisonment up to five years
After: the same
(A summary conviction is reserved for the least serious offences in the Criminal Code. In general, it means a fine of up to $2,000 or six months in jail - or both.)
Dangerous Driving causing Bodily Harm
Now: Up to 10 years in prison
After: Up to 14 years in prison

Dangerous Driving causing Death:
Now: Up to 14 years in prison.
After: Potential for lifetime imprisonment

Criminal Negligence causing Bodily Harm:
Now: Up to 10 years in prison.
After: Up to 14 years in prison.

Criminal Negligence causing Death:
Now: Maximum punishment of life in prison
After: same.

What happens to your license if you get caught? Here's the rundown:

First Street Racing Conviction
Dangerous Driving - No Bodily Harm or Death: 1 to 3 years
Dangerous Driving causing Bodily Harm: 1 to 10 years
Dangerous Driving causing Death: 1 to 10 years
Criminal Negligence causing Bodily Harm: 1 to 10 years
Criminal Negligence causing Death: 1 year to life

Second Street Racing Conviction:
Dangerous Driving - No Bodily Harm or Death: 2 to 5 years
Dangerous Driving causing Bodily Harm: 2 to 10 years
Dangerous Driving causing Death: Lifetime ban
(Applies only if an offender has two convictions where someone was injured or killed as a result of street racing, and at least one of these offences caused a death .)
Criminal Negligence causing Bodily Harm: 2 to 10 years
Criminal Negligence causing Death: Lifetime ban
(Applies only if an offender has two convictions where someone was injured or killed as a result of street racing, and at least one of these offences caused a death .)

All subsequent street racing convictions:
Dangerous Driving - No Bodily Harm or Death: 3 years to life
Dangerous Driving causing Bodily Harm: 3 years to life.
Dangerous Driving causing Death: Lifetime ban
(Applies only if an offender has three or more convictions where someone was injured or killed as a result of street racing, and at least one of these offences caused a death .)
Criminal Negligence causing Bodily Harm: 3 years to life
Criminal Negligence causing Death: Lifetime ban
(Applies only if an offender has three or more convictions where someone was injured or killed as a result of street racing, and at least one of these offences caused a death .)
Source: Ministry of Justice
 

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bah! you've made longer posts than that Eric :tongue: lol!


(5) Where a police officer believes on reasonable and probable grounds that a person is driving, or has driven, a motor vehicle on a highway in contravention of subsection (1), the officer shall,
(a) request that the person surrender his or her driver's licence; and
(b) detain the motor vehicle that was being driven by the person until it is impounded under clause (7) (b). 2007, c. 13, s. 21.
ooooo... I don't like that one, one bit.

If the officer believes...............?
 

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1. Driving a motor vehicle in a manner that indicates an intention to lift some or all of its tires from the surface of the highway
This one is going to be hard for some Mustang drivers. :rofl:
 

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yeah... considering I had a red cougar back in 2000 which was totalled when a kid crossed an intersection when he wasn't supposed to.

The officer that showed up was so determined to get me for street racing... except there were no other cars, he had no proof of speed, witness said they "heard" a car accelerate (which was the kid in the other car trying to gun it across the intersection before I got there).
In the end, the cop wrote me a 'careless driving' ticket! Obviously I fought it, and the whole thing was thrown out. After everything, I was even told "oh yeah... that cop... hes new."

:rolleyes:
 

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i ran into the same issue where my friend flew past me and 2 cops pulled us over for street racing and i had to convince him that i wasn't. and that we never squeeled the tires like he said we did etc etc. at the end of it he told me to "go on your merry ****ing way".
 

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Definition of STUNT DRIVING
Few interesting sections, for the stunt driving!!
3 (2) wheelies on a MC
3 (6) Driving while not in the driver’s seat (postal deliveries?)
3 (7) 50km above limit
8 (iv) turn left on a solid green
WTF? I turn left on green lights every day.
 

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WTF? I turn left on green lights every day.
I think that's if you get into an accident while turning left on a solid green as apposed to a flashing green.
 

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I think that's if you get into an accident while turning left on a solid green as apposed to a flashing green.
Also that part it was mentioning;

If a light goes green from red and you dash out and turn left before the cars going the other way have a chance to go throught the light.
 
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