The penalties for dangerous driving are imposed by the judge once the accused has been found guilty. The judge has mandatory and discretionary penalties:
As well where a driver is convicted of dangerous driving the insurance will either:
- impose high rates
- cancel insurance coverage
- put the driver in facility insurance
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.