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Electric Bicycle Canadian Standard
Jun 14, 2018

Since 2001, the Canadian Federal Security Act has required the definition of standards for motor-assisted bicycles (PABs). It is defined as a two- or three-wheeled bicycle equipped with an electric motor of 500 watts or less and can be stepped on by two feet without electricity. In addition, under the safety requirements regulations, it must also meet the maximum 32 kilometers, and manufacturers must be clearly noticed in the body to inform this is an electric bicycle, but each Canadian province's requirements for electric vehicles are not the same, the following brief column Requirements of the relevant provinces.


1. Alberta: The province allows electric bikes to ride legally on the road, but the maximum speed limit is 32 kilometers, the maximum motor output is 750 watts, and the total weight must not exceed 35 kilograms, and the driver must wear a safety helmet.

2. Ontario: The province is one of Canada's slowest permitted electric bicycles. On October 4, 2006, Ontario's Minister of Transportation announced that electric bikes could be officially on the road in accordance with federal standards and electric Bike drivers must be at least 16 years of age and must wear a safety helmet while observing bicycle regulations. The maximum weight of the electric vehicle is limited to 120kg, and the maximum braking distance is 9 meters. The speed of the modified motor is forbidden to exceed 32 kilometers per hour. In addition, electric bicycles are not allowed on the 400 series highways, expressways or other prohibited areas, and are not under the age of 16 years. Wearing a qualified helmet will be fined 60 to 500 dollars.