Seatbelt Violations-Sec 106
All motor vehicle drivers and passengers in Ontario must wear a seatbelt that is properly adjusted and securely fastened.
As a driver, you are responsible for wearing your seatbelt and making sure:
- every person in your vehicle has their own working seatbelt
- passengers under the age of 16 wear their seatbelts properly in your vehicle
- children are secured in an appropriate child car seat or booster seat
As a passenger, you must wear your seatbelt including when travelling in a taxi or rideshare vehicle.
Fines and penalties
If convicted, you will face:
- fines between $200 and $1,000
- two demerit points
You can also be fined for having a broken seatbelt, even if it is not being used when you’re stopped by a police officer.