Fines and Demerits for Speeding
In Alberta, speeding tickets come in four demerit point categories. The speed over the limit dictates the fine and the demerits you’ll get on your driving record (or ‘abstract’).
|*may also result in licence suspension in which case you do not get demerit points applied to your driving record|
All fines listed include a 15% surcharge
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Speeding Tickets and Insurance Companies
Demerit point totals are of no interest to insurance companies. They look at how many convictions you have and what offenses those convictions are for. Different violations attract different levels of premium increases.
A few minor speeding tickets over 3 years puts you at the same insurance risk as an impaired driver! Then watch your insurance rates skyrocket!
Find out how traffic tickets affect your insurance premiums.
Then Why Do Demerit Points Matter?
Alberta Driver Fitness & Monitoring cares about your demerit point total. Get 15 or more demerits within 2 years and you’ll have your license suspended. Find out more about license suspensions.
How We Can Help You
With more than 40 years of radar evidence experience, we've reviewed thousands of speeding tickets. The point is about controlling which version of the offense shows up on your record.
Properly interpreting the officer’s hand written notes can be everything in terms of arriving at an effective resolution. If the evidence isn’t solid, and/or we find your case is a great candidate for leniency from the prosecutors, chances are good we can keep the charges off your driving record. This greatly affects your insurance rates and also the possibility of license suspension... far more detrimental than the fine (which we typically get reduced as well)!
High Speed Charges
Alberta courts are tough on high speed drivers. If you’re caught going more than 50 km/h over the speed limit you enter the suspension zone. If we're certain you'll be suspended, we'll negotiate as low a fine and as short a suspension as possible... and we'll tell you this at the beginning… no candy coating. You need to make an informed decision about dealing with this serious charge.
Just a little over 50?... there’s still hope of avoiding suspension. That often depends on which prosecutor controls the courtroom… and you can bet we know who’s who in the prosecutor’s office.
This is a process you most certainly DO NOT want to face alone. Contact us for a FREE consultation.
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"If we fail to resolve your speeding ticket as promised during consultation we will happily refund our service fee."