Speed limits are posted on road signs and marked on roads. When a motorist drives between 1-9 km/h in excess of the speed limit, the penalty is $180 and 1 demerit point. If the motorist exceeds the speed limit by 10-24 km/h the fine is $289 and 3 demerit points.
If the motorist exceeds the speed limit by 25-29 km/h the penalty consists of a fine amounting to $397, 4 demerit points and 1 month automatic licence suspension.
When a motorist drives in exceeds the speed limit by 30-34 km/h, the penalties are a fine in the amount of $469, 4 demerit points and an automatic licence suspension for one month. When the motorist exceeds the speed limit by 35-39 km/h, the penalties are a fine in the amount of $541, 6 demerit points and 6 months’ automatic licence suspension.
When the motorist drives exceeding the speed limit by 40-44 km/h, the penalty is a fine of $614, 6 demerit points and automatic licence suspension for 6 months. When a motorist drives exceeding the speed limit by 45 km/h or more, the penalty is a fine of $722, 8 demerit points and a one year automatic licence suspension.
Common demerit point offences
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