As a result of the serious consequences out on our roads due to Cell Phone use behind the wheel, the govt. is showing they mean business with changes to Section 78.1(1) of the Highway Traffic Act (H.T.A.), inc. licence suspensions for various periods of time depending on your number of convictions.
Please see the attached penalties section from the H.T.A. with the new changes to be implemented upon conviction of Drive- Use Hand Held Communication or Entertainment Device charges- S. 78.1 (1) & (2). The biggest changes relate to licence suspensions for your first and subsequent conviction
As a licenced paralegal specializing in traffic tickets for over 13 years, it's my experience that many people are unwisely choosing an early res meeting over the trial date option, sometimes on the direct advice of court clerks or police. However, this is not the best choice if one is hoping to