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Chapter 5 — Summary

By the end of this chapter, you should know:

  • Your responsibility to maintain a valid driver’s licence with the most correct and up-to-date information
  • How the demerit point system works for fully licensed drivers
  • The driving offences that result in a loss of points upon conviction
  • Common circumstances where your licence can be cancelled or suspended
  • The consequences that can result from a suspended licence, including reinstatement fees, remedial measures, ignition interlock, vehicle impoundment and jail time
  • How alcohol and drugs affect your ability to drive
  • The consequences of driving while impaired