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Ticketing RO

Postby Cujie » Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:44 am

I'm not sure of the way this works in Ontario. If someone passes a school bus while it's lights are flashing and children are getting off the bus, and only a plate was obtained and reported to police afterwards, can the registered owner be ticketed, as they can't ID the driver?
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Re: Ticketing RO

Postby Pete Broccolo » Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:32 am

Cujie wrote:I'm not sure of the way this works in Ontario. If someone passes a school bus while it's lights are flashing and children are getting off the bus, and only a plate was obtained and reported to police afterwards, can the registered owner be ticketed, as they can't ID the driver?
Can be done in SK, as I did lots of them that way.
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Re: Ticketing RO

Postby Alberta Blue » Fri Dec 07, 2018 7:34 pm

Pete Broccolo wrote:
Cujie wrote:I'm not sure of the way this works in Ontario. If someone passes a school bus while it's lights are flashing and children are getting off the bus, and only a plate was obtained and reported to police afterwards, can the registered owner be ticketed, as they can't ID the driver?
Can be done in SK, as I did lots of them that way.
AB allows for that too.

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Re: Ticketing RO

Postby smitty » Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:19 pm

Yes in Ontario the registered owner can be charged and convicted for failing to stop for a school bus. No different than a red light camera or parking ticket really.

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Re: Ticketing RO

Postby mikemike » Wed May 08, 2019 5:02 pm

Same goes for BC apparently. I had a fail to stop for police file recently and the car was later abandoned by the lone occupant (who was male) + the R/O was female. Traffic NCO told me to write the female R/O a fail to stop VT even though she was not in the vehicle at the time of the incident. I was a bit surprised, but seems like it's doable.


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