Motorized personal mobility devices
On July 20, 2023, the Ministère des Transports et de la Mobilité durable launched a three-year pilot project concerning the use of motorized personal mobility devices (MPMD).
What is an MPMD?
Electric standing scooters, seated scooters three-wheel seated scooter and gyroscopic vehicles (hoverboard and electric unicycle) are examples of MPMD.
What does this mean?
- MPMD are permitted on bike paths and on roads where the speed limit is max 50km/h
- MPMD cannot exceed speeds of 25km/h
- Individuals on an MPMD must wear a helmet and must drive in a safe manner.
- MPMD must comply with the Quebec Highway Safety Code and can be fined when in infraction.
For more information on the use and regulations of motorized personal mobility devices: saaq.gouv.qc.ca/en/saaq/documents/pilot-projects/motorized-mobility-devices