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A person who commits an offence under subsection (13) or (13.1) is liable on summary conviction to a fine of $13.20 for each a hundred and ten pounds (110 lbs) or fifty kilograms (50 kg), or portion of such a weight, by which the actual gross weight of the vehicle, a single axle or an axle group exceeds the maximum gross weight prescribed or permitted by the provision or condition.
In calculating a fine for an offence under clause (13)(a) or (13.1)(a),
(a) where the evidence proving the gross weight of the vehicle was obtained from portable scales of a type approved for the purpose by the minister, no account shall be taken of one thousand and one hundred pounds (1100 lbs) - (500 kilograms) or 5 % of the maximum gross weight prescribed in the Act, regulations or restriction, whichever is the lesser; and
(b) where the evidence proving the gross weight of the vehicle was obtained by a scale certified by a tester appointed under subsection 73(1), no account shall be taken of one thousand one hundred pounds (1100 lbs) - (500 kilograms) or two per cent of the maximum gross weight prescribed in the Act, regulation, by-law or restriction, whichever is the lesser.
The peace officer may require a driver to unload immediately such portion of the load as may be necessary to decrease the gross weight of the vehicle or the gross weight of a single axle or axle group, to the maximum therefor specified in this Act or the regulations.
The owner of a motor vehicle or trailer shall not drive or cause it to be driven upon a highway at any time when the gross weight thereof is in excess of that for which the motor vehicle or trailer is registered.
For all excess weight over the allowed limits
$3.6 per mile per pound overweight