DEMERIT POINTS

3 demerit points will be added if you are convicted of:

  • exceeding the speed limit by 16 to 29 km/hour
  • driving while holding or using a hand-held wireless communications or entertainment device 
  • driving while viewing a display screen unrelated to the driving task
  • driving through, around or under a railway crossing barrier
  • driving the wrong way on a divided road
  • driving or operating a vehicle on a closed road
  • failing to yield the right-of-way
  • failing to obey a stop sign, traffic control stop/slow  sign, traffic light or railway crossing signal
  • failing to  obey the directions of a police officer
  • failing to report a collision to a police officer
  • failing to slow and carefully pass a stopped emergency vehicle or a tow truck with its amber lights flashing
  • failing to move, where possible, into another lane when passing a stopped emergency vehicle or a tow truck with its amber lights flashing
  • improper passing
  • improper driving when road is divided into lanes
  • improper use of a high occupancy vehicle lane
  • going the wrong way on a one-way road
  • crossing a divided road where no proper crossing is provided
  • crowding the driver's seat