If a driver has had their licence suspended due to a prior offence and has now been caught driving while under suspension, they should contact Traffic Ticket Advocates to discuss what their next steps should be. In the case of some people, not being able to drive could potentially affect all areas of their life if driving is a part of their livelihood.
Traffic Ticket Advocates are committed to offering assistance to drivers to get them the help they need if they have been issued a ticket for driving while under suspension. More than one conviction for driving while under suspension could also result in the seize of the vehicle. Driving while under suspension is a serious offence that brings with it hefty penalties. Both financial and punitive. A conviction of this charge will bring along with it a automatic 6 month licence suspension. Traffic Ticket Advocates knows they system well and will do what they can to try and achieve the best outcome they can for their clients.
Let Traffic Ticket Advocates show you how their years of experience and expertise can work towards the drivers benefit. A call to their office won't cost, but not dealing with a ticket for driving while under suspension definitely will.
Driving while licence Suspended- Section 53.1 under Highway Traffic Act
This is a very serious charge and upon first conviction of Driving under suspension, you will receive a fine between $1000 and $5000, along with a 6 month suspension of your drivers licence.
Upon a second conviction the fines are raised to between $2000 and $5000, with possible incarceration of 6 months.
All convictions will stay on your driving record for 3 years and could affect your insurance rating.
A guilty plea of this charge may have a detrimental effect on your insurance.
Once retained, we will attend court and set a trial date. We will review the charging officer’s evidence with you and discuss all the reasonable options. These options range from running a trial and challenging the officers evidence and pushing for a withdraw, or negotiating a reasonable resolution with the crown to reduce your demerit points and fine.