Rates and Fines

Fines

If you are found guilty of one of these offences, you will be assessed a fine.

List of fines based on offences

Useful information

Additional fees are added to the fine, such as registry fees, subject to change, under the Tariff of court costs in penal matters, as well as a contribution to IVAC (crime victims compensation program).

Driving during a prohibition period

Fines

Following an impaired driving conviction

From $1,500.00 to $3,000.00

Following a revocation due to an accumulation of:

  • 4 demerit points or more, for holders of a learner's licence or probationary licence
  • 8 demerit points or more, for holders of a driver's licence under age 23
  • 12 demerit points or more, for holders of a driver's licence age 23 or 24
  • 15 demerit points or more, for holders of a driver's licence age 25 and older

From $600.00 to $2,000.00

General public

Fines

Standing, holding or hanging onto on a moving vehicle, being pushed or pulled by one, or tolerating such actions (car surfing)

From $1,000.00 to $3,000.00

Holding or hanging onto a power-assisted bicycle, or being pushed or pulled by a power-assisted bicycle

From $300.00 to $500.00

Reckless driving endangering the lives and safety of others

From $1,000.00 to $3,000.00

Street racing

From $1,000.00 to $3,000.00

Failing to use turn signal lights to signal one's intentions From $100.00 to $200.00
Failing to wear a seat belt From $200.00 to $300.00
Failing to obey orders of a flagperson, peace officer or school crossing guard From $200.00 to $400.00

Number of passengers exceeds number of seatbelts

From $200.00 to $300.00

Number of passengers in the front seat greater than the number permitted

From $200.00 to $300.00

Holder of a learner’s licence

Amende

Driving while unaccompanied or between midnight and 5 a.m.

From $200.00 to $300.00

Holder of a probationary licence

Amende

Driving between midnight and 5 a.m. with certain passengers (for more information, consult section 6 on the Obtaining a Driver’s Licence page)

From $200.00 to $300.00

Motorcyclists and moped operators

Amende

Failing to remain seated or to hold onto the handlebars at all times while riding

From $30.00 to $60.00

Failing to wear a protective helmet From $200.00 to $300.00
Failing to wear visual protection (visor or protective goggles) From $80.00 to $100.00
Failing to ride in staggered formation when travelling as a pair or group From $100.00 to $200.00
Carrying a passenger when the driver is under age 16 (moped or scooter) $100.00
Riding between rows of vehicles moving on contiguous lanes From $100.00 to $200.00
Riding between a row of moving vehicles and a row of vehicles parked in the same lane From $100.00 to $200.00
Failing to respect the midnight to 5 a.m. curfew imposed on novice motorcycle riders during their learning period From $200.00 to $300.00
Riding an electric motorcycle of 11 kW or less on a highway From $80.00 to $100.00

Driver of a bus or minibus used for school transportation

Number of passengers exceeds number of seatbelts (when the vehicle is so equipped)

Fines

1st offence

From $200.00 to $300.00

Repeat offence

From $250.00 to $750.00

Number of passengers in a seat greater than the number permitted

Fines

1st offence

From $200.00 to $300.00

Repeat offence

From $250.00 to $750.00

Driver of a heavy vehicle

Fine

Refusing to drive a vehicle to a suitable place when ordered to do so by a peace officer

From $700.00 to $3,000.00

Taxi Transportation services

Fines
Following a conviction for offering or providing a taxi transportation service without holding the appropriate licence class and a taxi permit

From $2,500.00 to $25,000.00 for a natural person

From $5,000.00 to $50,000.00 for other cases

Following a conviction for offering or providing a taxi transportation service without holding a taxi owner’s permit

From $2,500.00 to $25,000.00 for a natural person

From $5,000.00 to $50,000.00 for other cases