Off Highway Act Fines

 

OFF-HIGHWAY VEHICLE ACT FINES (as of Jan 2019) Section Penalty
     
Operator of off-highway vehicle failing to stop when signaled or requested by auxiliary peace officer or peace officer 1.1(5) $250
Operator of off-highway vehicle failing to produce for inspection his or her permit and certificate of registration 1.1(6) $50
Operating off-highway vehicle on Confederation Trail without permit or without permit affixed to the vehicle as required 1.2(2) $500
Owner or operator of off-highway vehicle operating or permitting any other person to operate off-highway vehicle without holding certificate of registration 2(1)(a) $75
Owner or operator of off-highway vehicle possessing off-highway vehicle outside owner’s property without holding certificate of registration 2(1)(b) $75
Owner of off-highway vehicle failing to provide name and address of operator within 24 hours of request by Registrar, auxiliary peace officer or peace officer 2(4) $250
Failing to produce certificate of registration on demand of peace officer 3(1) $50
Failing to notify Registrar of change of name or address 3(3) $50
Failing to register transfer or assignment of off-highway vehicle 7(2) $150
Dealer delivering registered off-highway vehicle where certificate of registration not transferred on records of registration to name of new owner 7(3) $250
Operating off-highway vehicle without license plate firmly attached and properly displayed 8(1) $250
Operating snowmobile without license plate firmly attached and properly displayed 8(2) $250
Failing to attach license plate to vehicle kept by manufacturer or dealer for sale 9(3)(a) $250
Failing to attach licence plate to vehicle in custody and control of person engaged in the business of servicing vehicles 9(3)(b) $250
Using or operating vehicle to which licence plate is inappropriately attached 9(4) $250
Defacing or altering any certificate or licence plate issued under this Act 11(a) $250
Using or permitting the use of any defaced or altered certificate or license plate issued under this Act 11(b) $250
Using or permitting the use of any license plate or class thereof other than for which it was issued 11(c) $250
Operating off-highway vehicle on any portion of highway 12(1) $250
Failing to yield right-of-way 13(1) $250
Failing to obey traffic control devices 13(2) $250
Failing to remain at or return to scene of accident 14(1)(a) $250
Failing to render assistance at scene of accident 14(1)(b) $250
Failing to provide written information at scene of accident causing injury 14(1)(c) $250
Failing to notify injured party of collision with unattended vehicle 14(2)(a) $250
Failing to leave written notice of name and address of operator and registration number of off-highway vehicle in a conspicuous place in or upon unattended vehicle 14(2)(b) $250
Failing to locate and notify owner or person in change of damaged property 14(3) $250
Failing to report to peace officer an accident resulting in death, injury or damage over $200 15(1) $250
Peace officer witnessing or investigating an accident failing to complete a written report 16 $250
Making false statement in any application required under this Act or the regulations 18 $250
Registered owner of off-highway vehicle failing to notify Highway Safety Division of change of name or address 2(5) $250
New owner of off-highway vehicle failing to register vehicle in new owner’s name within 14 days of sale or transfer 4(1) $250
Operator and passenger of off-highway vehicle failing to wear safety helmet approved by CSA 6 $250
Operator of off-highway vehicle operating vehicle without holding valid driver’s license issued under the Highway Traffic Act 8(2) $250
Operator of off-highway vehicle failing to obey traffic signals 9(a) $250
Operator of off-highway vehicle failing to obey the order or signals of a peace officer 9(b) $250
Operator of off-highway vehicle failing to produce driver’s license when required to do so by a peace officer 9(c) $250
Operator of off-highway vehicle crossing highway or roadway with approaching traffic within 500 feet or where visibility is not
sufficient to render clearly discernible persons and vehicles at a distance of 500 feet
11 $250
Owner or operator of snowmobile permitting it to be operated by a person under 14 years of age and the person is not directly supervised by an adult
who holds a valid driver’s license
12(1) $250
Owner or operator of off-highway vehicle, other than a snowmobile, permitting it to be operated by a person less than 10 years of age 12(2)(b) $250
Operation of off-highway vehicle, other than a snowmobile, by person under 14 years of age 12(2)(a) $250
Operation of off-highway vehicle, other than a snowmobile, by person 14 or 15 years of age who has not successfully completed an off-highway vehicle safety training course approved by the Registrar 12(2)(b)(i) $250
Operation of off-highway vehicle, other than a snowmobile, by person 14 or 15 years of age who is not directly supervised by an adult who holds a valid driver’s license issued under the Highway Traffic Act and has either held the license for at least 24 consecutive months prior to supervising the person or successfully completed an off-highway vehicle safety training course approved by the Registrar 12(2)(b)(ii) $250
Operation of off-highway vehicle, other than a snowmobile, by person 16 years of age or older who does not either hold a valid driver’s license issued under the Highway Traffic Act that he or she has held for at least 24 consecutive months prior to operating the off-highway vehicle or successfully complete an off-highway vehicle safety training course approved by the Registrar prior to operating the off-highway vehicle or who holds a driver’s license issued under the Highway Traffic Act that is suspended 12(2)(c) $250
Owner of off-highway vehicle, other than a snowmobile, permitting it to be operated by a person less than 14 years of age 12(3)(a) $250
Owner of off-highway vehicle, other than a snowmobile, permitting it to be operated by a person 14 or 15 years of age who has not successfully completed an off-highway vehicle safety training course approved by the Registrar 12(3)(b)(i) $250
Owner of off-highway vehicle, other than a snowmobile, permitting it to be operated by a person 14 or 15 years of age who is not directly supervised by an adult who holds a valid driver’s license issued under the Highway Traffic Act and has either held the license for at least 24 consecutive months prior to supervising the person or successfully completed an off-highway vehicle safety training course approved by the Registrar 12(3)(b)(ii) $250
Owner of off-highway vehicle, other than a snowmobile, permitting it to be operated by a person 16 years of age or older who does not either hold a valid driver’s license issued under the Highway Traffic Act that he or she has held for at least 24 consecutive months prior to operating the off-highway vehicle or successfully complete an off highway vehicle safety training course approved by the Registrar prior to operating the off-highway vehicle or who holds a driver’s license issued under the Highway Traffic Act that is suspended 12(3)(c) $250
Registered owner of off-highway vehicle failing to disclose name of operator on request of peace officer 13 $250
Operator or owner of off-highway vehicle failing to ensure all lamps and equipment in good working order 14 $250
Operator of off-highway vehicle while driving at night or in fog, rain or snow failing to keep lamps and tail lamps illuminated 15(1) $250
Operator of off-highway vehicle driving at excessive speed or in manner which might endanger the safety of persons or property 16(a) $250
Operator of off-highway vehicle pursuing, harassing, maiming or killing an animal or other wildlife 16(b) $250
Operator of off-highway vehicle throwing or depositing on any highway, roadway or trail any glass, bottle, tin or other waste or refuse liable to injure a human or an animal or damage a vehicle or spoil the environment 16(c) $250
Operating or having care or control of an off-highway vehicle while ability to operate is impaired by alcohol or a drug 17 $250
Operator or passenger of off-highway vehicle being in possession of a firearm not inserted in a closed holster 18(a) $250
Operator or passenger of off-highway vehicle possessing or transporting a loaded firearm 18(b) $250
Operator or passenger of off-highway vehicle discharging a firearm from an off-highway vehicle 18(c) $250
Operator of off-highway vehicle operating vehicle on any land without the express permission of the owner of land or the tenant, licensee or permittee
of the owner of land
19(2) $225
Driver of off-highway vehicle driving at a speed exceeding 8 kilometers per hour within 30 meters of a dwelling or place where a person is taking shelter or where a person is practicing an outdoor sport 20 $250
Person who parks off-highway vehicle failing to take precautions to prevent another person who is not authorized by the Act or regulations to operate
the off-highway vehicle
21 $250
Operator or passenger of off-highway vehicle wearing scarf or other clothing accessory in a manner that may be caught by the off-highway vehicle or by trees or other obstructions of a similar nature 22 $250
Driver of off-highway vehicle failing to make crossings to the right and pass on the left 23(2)(a) $250
Driver of off-highway vehicle overtaking and passing another off-highway vehicle on the right where the other vehicle is not turning left 23(2)(b) $250
Driver of off-highway vehicle, in passing another off highway vehicle, pulling out in front of vehicle passed and failing to ensure that passing can be done without risk to the off-highway vehicle passed 23(2)(c) $250
Driver of off-highway vehicle on a trail with lanes in opposite directions failing to refrain from entering left lane from right before ascertaining may do so
without danger
23(2)(d) $250
Driver of off-highway vehicle failing to maintain safe distance when following another off-highway vehicle on trail 23(2)(e) $250
Driver of off-highway vehicle failing to yield the right of way of another off-highway vehicle claiming the right of way 23(2)(f) $250
Driver of off-highway vehicle driving in reverse without ascertaining can be done without risk and without impeding traffic 23(2)(g) $250
Driver of off-highway vehicle failing to make proper signals when stopping, slowing down or turning 23(2)(h) $250
Driver of off-highway vehicle, when approaching an intersection and preparing to turn left, failing to yield the right of way to an off-highway vehicle coming in opposite direction which enters the intersection or is so near thereto that is dangerous to turn in front of it 23(2)(i) $250
Driver of off-highway vehicle, when arriving at fork in two or more trails and at crossing of trails, failing to yield the right of way to driver of off-highway
vehicle approaching on right on other trail except when a stop sign is placed on such other trail and driver is required to stop and be bound to yield the way
23(2)(j) $250
Driver of off-highway vehicle, when preparing to enter trail, failing to yield the way to off-highway vehicle approaching on trail 23(2)(k) $250
Driver of off-highway vehicle, when turning right at an intersection of trails, encroaching on left or center of trail when turning right onto trail 23(2)(l) $250
Driver of off-highway vehicle parking so as to impede access to any property or impede access near an intersection of trails or in any other place where it interferes with traffic on trails 23(2)(m) $250
Driver of off-highway vehicle, when parked on trail, failing to leave sufficient space so as to be seen from both directions 23(2)(n) $250
Driver of off-highway vehicle placing vehicle on trail while being fueled 23(2)(o) $250
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