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.


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