Rear End Accidents Ontario

Careless Driving:

Rear End Accidents

Rear End Accidents Occur Because:

  • The driver was not able to stop when they saw traffic ahead was stopped

  • The driver ahead of you stopped without notice

  • The driver was traveling too fast and so could not stop without hitting the vehicles in front

  • The driver was following too close stop and avoid a collision

  • The driver was distracted or wasn’t paying attention just before the accident

  • The driver has made an error

Careless Driving tickets  are usually issued by police when there are Rear End Accidents.

Police have the obligation to investigate the cause of the Rear End Accident.  If the police officer believes that a driver has broken a driving law under the Highway Traffic Act than the officer has the option to give the offending driver a traffic ticket.

The charge of Careless Driving is given to drivers in Rear End Accidents because the Definition of Careless Driving fits the situation  Example: The driver wasn’t driving with due care and attention.

A Few Things to Remember:

  • The court nor the officer has to prove in Rear End Accidents that you intended to drive carelessly but that you did the act.

  • And for that reason in Rear End Accidents drivers may say they were unable to stop or didn’t see the vehicle stopping and as a result hit the other vehicle.

  • If you are driving and hit another vehicle with your vehicle then the traffic laws indicate you are at fault.

  • If a hazard presents its self you are responsible to react appropriately to avoid Rear End Accidents.

  • In Rear End Accidents the officer will attend the accident and the officer must form an opinion of why the collision happened.

  • If the officer thinks the driver was not driving with “due care and attention” than the officer can and will issue a Careless Driving ticket.

  • The officer doesn’t have to prove that the driver was driving dangerously or that you planned  to to have Rear End Accidents.  But that you were not driving careful enough, eg. paying more attention, driving with more space between you and other vehicles.

Penalties due to Rear End Accidents:

  • 2 Year Licence Suspension

  • Increased Insurance Rates

  • High Fines

  • Possible Jail Time

  • Lost Wages

  • Time away from family

  • Demerit Points


Not Guilty of Careless Driving

  • To be convicted of a careless driving charge, the judge makes the decision, not the police officer.

  • The charge of careless driving encompasses a wide range of offenses and it is often comprised of the officers opinion or belief that the driver is driving without due care and attention while driving.

  • It is your best interest and right to bring your ticket to the court and  dispute the opinion of the police officer.

D.C. Paralegal Services have over 10 years experience in the Ontario courts and have dealt with countless Rear End Accidents and careless driving tickets, and I know we can help you fight yours.  Most all the time you do not have to appear in court.


Have D.C. Paralegal Services Fight Your Careless Driving Ticket Call: 1-888-668-9267

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Do not fight your Careless Driving Charge yourself.  You may get it reduced yourself, but you may miss getting the charge thrown out completely or get the ticket won on a technicality.

If you lose when you represent yourself in court and are convicted of careless driving, you will face a dramatic increase in your insurance and many Careless Driving Penalties.

If  you are convicted of careless driving you will face 6 demerit points or up to 2 year licence suspension.


 

D.C. Paralegal Services is Here to Fight your Careless Driving Ticket!

Call D.C. Paralegal Services and you’ll speak to:

  • Former law enforcement officers, and paralegals with decades of experience in the Ontario Provincial courts

  • Licensed employees by the Law Society of Upper Canada

  • Employees with court experience in accident and careless driving tickets

  • Professionals that have helped and been very successful in challenging and winning careless driving tickets

D.C. Paralegal Service is unique because:

  1. We have a client portal that gives our clients the power to see updates with their case online.

  2. We have Paralegals all over Ontario working for us

  3. We don’t take on cases that we know you are able to handle on your own

Your case will always receive:

  • Personalized Attention

  • We do everything we can to win your ticket

  • We ensure that your insurance rates to not increase

  • We file court documents and motions

  • We obtain the disclosure and  any police reports

  • You are represented at any court appearances and at trial

 

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