The penalties for dangerous driving are imposed by the judge upon enter a conviction to the charge including;
- a criminal record for life,
- an automatic one-year drivers licence suspension, and
- the possibility of jail
- increased insurance rates for five (5) years or more
The Ontario Ministry of Transportation will impose a mandatory one (1) year licence suspension upon the conviction of a dangerous driving charge. Criminal driving convictions are kept on drivers records/abstracts for ten (10) years.