Amendments to the Highway Traffic Act

There have been some recent changes to the Highway Traffic Act that have been passed and are now awaiting proclamation by the Lieutenant Governor.  A lot of them have to do with the upcoming introduction of the Cannabis Act, 2017.  But, there are a couple Read More …

Why Your Driving Record Has Nothing To Do With Driver's License Suspensions for Medical Reasons

A common question that I get from potential clients is, “I’m not a bad driver, so why was my license suspended after going to the hospital?” The truth is that medical license suspensions have nothing to do with how good a driver you are. B Read More …

Medical Driversb Licence Suspensions by the Numbers

Here are some facts to think about Medical Drivers’ License Suspensions, as provided by the Ontario Ombudsman’s report, “Better Safe Than Sorry“. source: B http://www.ombudsman.on.ca/Files/sitemedia/pdf/MTO-Fact-sheet-EN.pdf 51,000 The number of medical or vision reports on drivers the Ministry of Transportation received from Doctors, Opticians, Ophthalmologists, and Read More …

Driver's Licence Suspensions Initiated by Doctors: What You Need to Know

Administrative Driver’s License Suspensions (ADLS) can occur upon the recommendation of a doctor or optometrist. B Sections 203 and 204 of the Highway Traffic Act puts a requirement on medical practitioners and optometrists to report to the Ministry of Transportation any condition that would make Read More …