Demerit Point System

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Homework DAY 1 1. In your own words explain the demerit point system and give 10 infractions and how many demerit points it will cost the driver for each? The demerit point system is a system of gaining points to your driver’s license when violating traffic laws. Everyone begins with zero demerit points, and you can only gain, not lose points. Each time you are convicted of violating a traffic law, a certain number of demerit points will be added to your driver’s license, depending on type of law broken. Demerit points stay on your record for 2 years and are then removed, and can be obtained outside of Ontario, such as in other Canadian provinces. Some examples of infractions include: Infraction # of demerit points added Failing to remain…show more content…
The document is valid for 36 days after inspection and ensures that you vehicle meets minimum safety requirements set by the ministry of transportation. In order to obtain the certificate, you must take your vehicle to a government approved motor vehicle inspection station where it will be inspected based on operation of various parts such as brakes, tires, exhaust, transmission etc. If inspection is passed, the safety standard certificate can and must be used when registering a rebuilt motor vehicle, registering a vehicle in Ontario that was previously registered in a different province or country, transferring the vehicle to a different owner (except between spouses), or changing the status of a vehicle from unfit to…show more content…
Emission test are most likely done when you renew your vehicles registration or every two years if the vehicle is 7 years or older. The type of emission test depends on the type of vehicle, and will measure the emission to ensure acceptable levels. If failed to pass the test, the driver will be required to pay for necessary repairs. Emission testing is important for decreasing harmful smog and air pollution and keeping the environment clean. 3. Explain the legal consequences of driving under the influence of alcohol? Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol not only puts you in danger of a road accident, but also endangers other drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians. Alcohol impairs your perception of the environment around you, which can cause serious accidents and is subject to many legal consequences. For new drivers with their G1 or G2, or anyone under the age of 21, absolutely no alcohol is allowed in their system while driving. If caught driving under the influence, their license will be suspended automatically for 24 hours, and if convicted, may be fined up to $500, have your license suspended again, and potentially face jail time. For new drivers, their license may be taken away completely forcing them to begin the driver’s license process from the

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