EBikes, Mopeds, Scooters
Wheel Chairs and Medical Scooters, Person Mobility Devices
• Persons in motorized wheel chairs, wheel chairs and medical scooters are considered to be pedestrians.
• They DO NOT REQUIRE REGISTRATION, LICENCE PLATES, DRIVER’S LICENCE OR VEHICLE INSURANCE.
• A sidewalk should be the first choice for someone using a wheelchair or medical scooter.
• If there are no sidewalks available, people using wheelchairs or personal mobility devices should travel, like pedestrians, along the left shoulder of the roadway facing oncoming traffic.
• When there is no sidewalk the person should return to the sidewalk at the first available opportunity.
• Operators must be 16yrs of age.
• ALL operators MUST wear an approved bicycle or motorcycle helmet.
• Ebikes may be operated anywhere a bicycle can be ridden
• An Owner of an e-bike or is in possession or control of an e-bike shall not permit a person who is under the age of 16 yrs to ride on, drive or operate the e-bike on a highway.
• An e-bike must not be ridden on, driven or operated unless it is good working order.
• Similar to bicycles and mopeds, power-assisted bicycles are prohibited from use on certain provincial controlled – access highways.
• Any municipal by-law prohibiting bicycles from highways under their jurisdiction also apply to e-bikes. Municipalities may also pass by-laws specific to e-bikes that prohibit them from municipal roads, sidewalks, bike paths, bike trails and bike lanes under their jurisdiction.
• Ebikes DO NOT REQUIRE REGISTRATION, LICENCE PLATES, DRIVER’S LICENCE OR VEHICLE INSURANCE.
Mopeds and Scooters
• Are classified as vehicles and have to be licence, insurance and registration. Operated on a highway.
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