Scooters On Public Roads: Are The Rules Different From Cars?

People often wonder if motor scooters are subject to the same rules of the road as other motor vehicles. The simple answer is yes. The Ontario Highway Traffic Act defines a motorcycle to include a motor scooter. This means that a motor scooter is subject to the same rules as a motorcycle or any other motor vehicle. Most importantly, the law requires that motor scooters be insured before they can be used on public roads.

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