Blogs » Law and Legal Services » Deutshmann Personal Injury & Disability Law - PERSONAL INJURY & DISABILITY LAW BLOG


Deutshmann Personal Injury & Disability Law - PERSONAL INJURY & DISABILITY LAW BLOG
Graduated Drivers Licences in Ontario
Return to Blog 
Paquette Travers & Deutschmann, Personal Injury & Disability Lawyers Logo

Most of us passed our driver test a while ago, and many of us did far before the Province of Ontario began graduated licensing. The graduated licence program is intended to reduce the risk of accident and injury. Statistically new drivers aged 16-24 are the most likely to be in accidents. Many of the accidents are due directly to inexperience and inappropriate risk taking behaviours.

To obtain a G1 licence in Ontario a person must be at least 16 and must pass a written knowledge test. Upon successful completion of the test a person with a G1 may:

  • Drive with a fully licenced passenger in the front seat. That passenger must have a minimum of 4 years driving experience, and with a blood alcohol level of <.05
  • Must maintain a ZERO blood alcohol limit.
  • May not drive on any 400 series highways, or listed expressways, with speed limits greater than 80 km/h.
  • May not drive between midnight and 5 A.M.
  • May only drive G class vehicles.

Upon completing between 8 - 12 months of G1 a practical test can be taken. If successful the driver advances to the G2 level. At that point the driver may:

  • Must have ZERO blood alcohol.
  • G2 drivers under the age of 19, and for 6 months must observe limits on the number of passengers and the time of day of their transport.

After a minimum of 1 year at the G2 level the driver may take another practical test to advance to a full G licence.

New drivers in Ontario are advised to take a drivers education course with a registered school. Passing such a course allows drivers to have their insurance rates reduced, and also shortens the period of time that they must remain at the G1 level.

There are additional restrictions on blood alcohol levels and increased penalties for driving infractions during the G1 and G2 periods as well. You can learn more by visiting the Province of Ontario's website.


Posted on Tuesday, Jul 02, 2013 - 09:42:00 AM EST
 Comments  (0) Post a Comment 
   By Deutschmann Personal Injury & Disability Law - Visit Our Business Directory Listing  |   Return to Blog 

Blogs Home   |   Start a Blog   |   Subscribe To Blog
News   |   Announcements   |   Events Calendar
Contact The News Editor   |   News FAQs

    <<     December  2021     >>   
S M Tu W Th F S
      1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  
Jump to:

Article Categories
Disability Law
Car Insurance
Law Enforcement
Personal Injury Law

Recent Articles
Smartwatches are a bigger distraction than phones now
Old Grey Mayors Episode 33 - Revisiting the 1989’s Elmira Uniroyal Aquifer Contamination with Gerry
We're Proud Supporters of Public Art in the Region
One Quarter of Children with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Suffer Post-Concussion Symptoms
Episode 30: Bob Williams
Self Driving Cars Tackling Complex Roads in Canada
Bike Lanes and Pedestrians Don’t Mix
Playground Safety
Has Long Covid Prompted Research On Other Chronic Illness?
How Do Brain Injury and Personality Change Go Hand in Hand?
America Enacts Safety Standards for Autonomous Vehicles and Automated Vehicles
Brain Injury Can Result in Depression
Automaker Ford will use autnomous vehicles to deliver groceries to seniors in need
“Hacking” the Immune System May Prevent Long Term Disability After Brain Injury
New Research Finds that Concussion Monitoring Could Occur using Urine Samples
Vision Zero’s commitment to continuously and preemptively improve safety on the roads
High Purity Prescription CBD Oil May Be An Effective COVID Therapy
Long COVID or Post-Acute Sequelae SARS-CoV-2 (PASC) – What is it?
Long COVID and Disability Benefits
Why do art and music therapy help with brain disorders?

Articles by Month of Posting
May 2022
March 2022
February 2022
December 2021
November 2021
October 2021
September 2021
August 2021
July 2021
June 2021
May 2021
April 2021
March 2021
February 2021
January 2018
January 2017
January 2016
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
August 2012
July 2012
May 2012
April 2012