Drivers licences can be suspended for thirty (30) days to six (6) months as a result of speeding tickets. A drivers licence suspension will dramatically affect insurance rates for the driver for up to three (3) years.
Licence Suspensions for Speeding
Speeding tickets can have licence suspensions from 30 days to 2 years, with different rules for different classes of licences.
Licence Suspensions from Speeding Tickets
Class G1 and G2 Probationary Drivers
- Thirty (30) day suspension for any four (4) point speeding ticket.
- Thirty (30) day suspension for any accumulation of six (6) demerit points.
- Six (6) month suspension for any second accumulation of four (4) or more demerit points.
Class G Driver licences
Class G may be suspended through accumulation of demerit points from speeding.
- Mandatory driver licence interview at nine (9) demerit points
- thirty (30) day suspension upon accumulating fifteen (15) demerit points
Licence Suspensions for all Drivers
Convictions for high speeds over 50 km/h
- Possible thirty (30) day licence suspension
Conviction for Stunt Driving
Where the driver is charged with stunt driving there is an immediate seven (7) day Administrative Drivers Licence Suspension. Upon conviction the driver is liable to:
- possible licence suspension up to two (2) years for a first offence
- Any drivers licence suspension will dramatically affect insurance rates for up to three (3) years.
- Upon receiving a drivers licence suspension the cost to reinstate the licence is one hundred and eighty (180) dollars.