Fail to Stop for Red Light / Fail to Stop for Amber LightFailing to properly stop at a traffic light
Fail to Stop for Red Light
Fail to Stop for Amber Light
Red Light: not less than $200.00 plus court costs and victim surcharge
Amber Light: not less than $150.00 plus court costs and victim surcharge
Impact on Insurance Premiums
If convicted of either one of these charges the demerit points will stay on your drivers abstract for 2 years. The conviction however will stay on your abstract for 3 years and should your insurance company find out it can a negatively affect you insurance premiums for up to 6 years.
If you receive a summons for these offences fines can be as high as $1000.00 plus court costs and victim surcharge
About The Offence
Every driver approaching a traffic control signal showing a circular red indication and facing the indication shall stop his or her vehicle and shall not proceed until a green indication is shown.
Every driver approaching a traffic control signal showing a circular amber indication and facing the indication shall stop his or her vehicle if he or she can do so safely, otherwise he or she may proceed with caution.
What You Need To Know
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What You Should Do If You’ve Been Charged
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