Dangerous driving charges – the crown attorney must prove to the court that:
- driving action was dangerous
- accused had the intent to commit the driving action,
- driving action took place in a location where the public was available.
- accused was driving a motor vehicle as defined by the Criminal Code of Canada.
In a dangerous driving charge the police have to prove the driver planned on doing the bad or dangerous driving, the public was around or in the area of the dangerous driving and that the act itself was dangerous but they do not have to prove that there was a accident or result of the dangerous driving.