Charged with Dangerous Driving?

These charges are defendable.

Dangerous Driving Charges

The Criminal Code of Canada makes it illegal to operate a motor vehicle in a manner that is dangerous to the public. Due to the criminal nature of the charge, only criminal defence lawyers are recommended to deal with this charge.

There are several variations of Dangerous Driving, including Dangerous Driving causing Bodily Harm as well as Dangerous Driving Causing death. These charges are often defendable. If a defence is not available to these charges, they are often able to be reduced to something less serious such as Careless Driving. The insurance ramifications will be a lot less severe to the careless oppose to the Dangerous Driving offence.

If you are facing a Dangerous Driving charge, it is imperative that you obtain legal Counsel to represent you on this charge. This is a very important decision in you life similarly to buying your first car or obtaining your first mortgage. We strongly suggest that anyone facing such a charge should contact our office to book an in person meeting with one of our Lawyers. Our initial consultation is free. You have nothing to lose by contacting our office.

The Penalties of a Dangerous Driving charge:

Everyone who is convicted under the Criminal Code of Canada for Dangerous Driving has the potential to:

1. Serve a jail sentence not exceeding 5 years.

2. the individual convicted will receive a criminal record.

3. There is a mandatory one year license suspense.

4. Due to the conviction, your insurance company will consider you a high risk driver and will asses your premiums based on a high risk driver for 5 years or longer.


A driver who is convicted of Dangerous Driving causing Bodily Harm has the potential to:

1. Serve a jail sentence for a term not exceeding ten years.

2. The individual will receive a criminal record.

3. Mandatory one year driver’s license suspension.

4. Will be a considered a high risk driver for approximately 5 years.


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