If a driver has previously been convicted and has been denied insurance, or they have opted not to buy any, it can become a serious issue if they should be stopped by the police. The best option for any driver is to simply never be in a situation where they don't have coverage. Otherwise, this can incur serious fines for the driver. Anyone who has received a ticket for not having insurance coverage, needs to get in touch with Traffic Ticket Advocates immediately.
They are very familiar with these kinds of situations and can help in trying to find a way to reduce or eliminate the fines or penalties which can be incurred. Call the office of Traffic Ticket Advocates to inquire as to what their services cover. Drivers have found out over and over that Traffic Ticket Advocates can accomplish outcomes that are advantageous to their clients.
Traffic Ticket Advocates have a high success rate in achieving results that are the clients benefit. Talk to one of their qualified personnel and see why they are the traffic ticket offence assistance to beat. Traffic Ticket Advocates can help drivers who find themselves in a difficult situation. They are among the best at what they do.
No Insurance – section 2.1 under Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act
The Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act (CAIA) states that “ No owner or lessee of a motor vehicle shall:
a) Operate a motor vehicle unless insured with valid insurance
b) Permit the motor vehicle to be operated unless it is insured with valid insurance
Operating a motor vehicle without insurance is a serious offence and if found guilty the penalties are a minimum $5000 set fine totally $6250 with court costs.
A second conviction the fines are doubled $10,000 add court costs = $12,500, and the possibility of a licence suspension of up to one year, along with the fine.
The cost of Insurance may be high but the costs of being convicted without Insurance is higher.
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.