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Last updated Monday, Jan 17, 2022 01:22 PM

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​​Tickets and penalties

Learn how to pay or dispute a ticket. And find out more about penalties, including points, prohibitions, impoundments, suspensions, and more.

Paying a ticket

If you've received a traffic ticket, you can pay it over the phone, by mail or in-person.  

Disputing a ticket

If you want to dispute the ticket (allegation) or amount of the fine, here's how to dispute.

Fines and points for B.C. traffic offences

Each offence is associated with a number of points. Find the chart of fines and points for B.C. traffic offences.

Driver Penalty Point Premium

In addition to a fine for a traffic ticket, you may have to pay the Driver Penalty Point Premium.

Driver Risk Premium

A Driver Risk Premium is charged to drivers with one or more driving offences or convictions.

Multiple-Crash Premium

This premium is charged to drivers who are found 50% or more at fault for three crashes within a 3-year period. 

Licence suspensions

If you've been convicted of a motor vehicle-related criminal offence, your driver's licence can be suspended.

Driver prohibitions

B.C. motorists can be prohibited from driving for various reasons.

Admin​istrative driving prohibition

A 90-day driving prohibition issued to impaired drivers under the Motor Vehicle Act.

Vehicle impoundment

A vehicle can be impounded by police when the driver is impaired, or for other reasons. Find out how to get your vehicle back.

Drug-impaired driving laws and penalties

New laws and penalties are now in place to address drug-impaired driving.