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Driving in Ontario

Getting an Ontario driver's licence

  • Driving rules in Ontario

    The rules for driving in Canada and Ontario may be very different from what you are familiar with. There are also serious consequences to breaking certain driving laws. In Canada, we have something called a Demerit Point System. Demerit points can raise your car insurance rates and can cause your licence to be revoked. This is in addition to the ticket you may get from a police officer at the time of getting the demerit points.

    If you intend to drive, it is recommend that you review the Driver's Handbooks, which can be purchased or found online for free. This handbook will explain the rules of the road all Ontario drivers are expected to know.

    You should also understand how the Demerit Point System works and what situations lead to demerit points.

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