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Driver's Licence

Immediate Driver's Licence Suspension for Excessive Speeding

Under new sections of the Highway Safety Code that came into effect on December 7, 2008, the licence of a driver who is pulled over by a law enforcement officer for excessive speeding could be suspended immediately.

7 days
A licence is suspended for 7 days the first time you are pulled over for excessive speeding.

You cannot file an application for review of a 7-day licence suspension.

30 days
Your licence is suspended for 30 days when a law enforcement officer pulls you over for excessive speeding and you have had a prior conviction for excessive speeding within the last 10 years (in French).

60 days
Your licence is suspended for 60 days when a law enforcement officer pulls you over for excessive speeding in a location where the speed limit is 60 km/h or less and, within the last 10 years (in French), you have had at least two previous excessive speeding convictions in a location where the speed limit is 60 km/h or less.

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Last Modification: 2012-10-11