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  1. knrd

    knrd ODSC-OFTR Member

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    While riding an event this weekend I got a ticket against the ORV Act (Offroad Vehicle Act rather than the Highway Traffic act). The officer, while handing me the ticket, stated that this ticket would not affect my driver license (no demerit points) or driving record (insurance rates go up) as it was a ticket against the ORV act.

    Does anyone here experience with ORV Act tickets? I can't seem to find information to back up what the officer stated (I can only confirm the fine amount via a government of Ontario website) and the one traffic ticket place I have spoken with says that I'm for sure looking at demerit points and a new addition to my driving record.

    Thanks!
  2. Chef

    Chef ODSC Executive

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    Not sure, I got caught at the ganny without an ownership. Had my other docs but got a ticket.
    Nothing has happened with insurance but it was prob a different scenario.
    Did it happen at calabogie? .... I heard a story.
  3. GQelements

    GQelements ODSC-OFTR Member

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    Not having documents does not affect insurance rates or demerit points.

    Bump as I'm also curious about ORV situation.