Joel Harden MPP / Député, Ottawa Centre

Government of Ontario

Moving Ontarians Safely Act

Published on March 26, 2023

If the Moving Ontarians Safely Act was passedpenalties would apply to all driving offences under the Highway Traffic Act that result in the death or serious injury of a vulnerable road user.

It includes:

  • community service;
  • license suspension;
  • driver re-education;
  • and also requires a culpable motorist to attend court for sentencing and to hear victim impact statements.

Vulnerable road users include cyclists, pedestrians, road workers and people who use mobility devices like walkers or wheelchairs.