What Is The Penalty For Leaving The Scene Of An Accident In Ontario?
The potential penalties for a conviction of Failing to remain at the scene of an accident under the Highway Traffic Act are as follows:
- A minimum fine of $200, up to a maximum of $2000; OR
- to a term of imprisonment for not more than six months; OR
- To both a fine and imprisonment; AND
- Potentially a licence suspension for a period of not more than two years.
A conviction for failing to remain may also impact your motor vehicle insurance rates.