Fines for traffic violations: what you need to know when renting a car in Ottawa?
Drivers for traffic violations in Ottawa may be fined and assigned penalty points.
The amount of the fine (dollar)
100 - 10,000
Speeding on the site of construction works with the presence of workers
100 - 10 000 x2 (doubling the standard penalty)
Parking in the wrong place
30 - 500
Parking close to the fire exit / route / hydrant
100 - 250
Number of points
Wrong turn, no seat belt, the high beam without good reason
Speeding, ignoring the sign "STOP", "Give Way" traffic in the opposite lane
Speeding, failure distance
Passage through w / d moving without stopping (for buses)
Speeding, reckless driving
Runaway from the accident site, ignoring police
After earning 9 points, the driver loses license for 2 months.
If additional signs on the road are not provided, it is required to comply with the standard speed limit adopted in Ottawa:
- Within the village are allowed to travel at a maximum speed of 50 km / h;
- The highest permissible speed on the highway (outside the city) - 80 km / h.
Watch out for signs - in the city and for his feature present in excess.
The city provides a large number of parking spaces for vehicles of all kinds. The same ratio present parking underground and surface type. Useful information about parking is indicated on the respective signs installed near the parking spaces. About serviceability / Free parking and purpose drivers can learn it from them. In general, parking spaces are characterized by high costs, especially - in the city center.
The cost of fuel
Ottawa is characterized by low cost of fuel used to refuel vehicles:
- 1 liter of petrol will cost the driver in 1,09 USD;
- 1 liter of diesel costs 0,91 USD;
- 1 liter of gas (LPG) is estimated at 0,48 USD.
If you intend to travel long distances on a leased car in Ottawa, bear in mind that is allowed to carry no more than 10 liters of fuel in the canister.