Defending a Traffic Ticket

This booklet explains the different types of traffic tickets, how to dispute them, and how to prepare for your hearing. It covers what happens at the hearing itself, and includes tips on how to present your case.

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produced by
The Law Centre, University of Victoria
last reviewed
January 1999 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
resource type
self-help & forms
traffic ticket, offences, traffic court, disputing a ticket, offence notice, notice of hearing, promise to appear, summons, evidence, witnesses, burden of proof, legal defences, representing yourself, going to court, presenting your case in court