How to Contest a Ticket for a Red Light
you got a ticket for a red light ?
Passing on a red light
(article 359 Highway Safety Code)
Information about traffic control ticket (red light):
A red light infraction, according to article 359 H.s.c., may occur for different situations. Here are some of them:
- The driver don’t stop his vehicle at the stop lign when the traffic light is red;
- The driver engage in the intersection when the light is yellow, but ends his passage under a red light;
These two situations are always up to the officer emiting the ticket. Some variables may have affected his point of view of the situation. With the service of Solution Ticket, you increase your chance of contestation has we will go through a thorough analysis of the infraction report and the underlying evidences.
- A photo radar installed at a street intersection has capted a vehicle that has cross the stop lign when a facing a red traffic light;
Note that a ticket from a photo radar implies no demerit points, only a fine. The only way to fight such a ticket is to prove the photo radar is not working properly.
- The driver engage in a right turn at an intersection where it was illegal to do so;
In some cases, it could be that the signal was not properly installed as stipulated in Normes de la signalisation routière, thus invalidating the ticket. On top of that, there is a specific Highway Safety Code article for red light right turn. Let Solution Ticket experts verify if your ticket is valid or not.
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- A photographic radar installed at the intersection picked up the vehicle when it had passed the stop line in red light;
Please note that a ticket issued with photographic radar evidence does not contain any demerit points, only a fine. The only way to challenge this offense is to challenge the validity of the operation of the photo radar.
Sanctions: The driver who fails to stop his vehicle at the traffic light is assessed 3 demerit points and a fine varying from $ 100 to $ 200.
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