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Dangerous Driving Laws in Canada

Part VIII.1 of the Criminal Code / Conveyances

Criminal Consequences of Dangerous Driving

If you have been charged with a crime in Canada, you should consult with a criminal defence lawyer in your area

Dangerous Driving - Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Legal Terms

Crown prosecutor

Lawyers who act for the federal, provincial and territorial governments and prosecute people accused of crimes on behalf of the Crown.

Hybrid offence

Hybrid offences fall between a summary and an indictable offence. The Crown prosecutor chooses whether to treat the offence as a summary or indictable offence.

Summary conviction

Summary convictions are used for lesser offences with penalties, fines and short jail time. They reflect the majority of offences as defined in the Code.

Dangerous Driving - Tagged With:
Tagged With: Conveyances
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Code Citations: s.320.13
Dangerous Driving - Referenced Links