Power-Assisted Bicycle (E-Bike) Redefinition Proposal

Regulation Number(s):
Reg. 610-Safety Helmets
Reg. 340/94-Driver's Licences
Reg. 369/09-Power-Assisted Bicycles
Instrument Type:
Bill or Act:
Highway Traffic Act
Summary of Proposal:
MTO is strongly committed to promoting the highest standards of safety for all Ontarians who travel on our roads, including drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians. Trends and technology are evolving, with an increased popularity in active transportation vehicles such as e-bikes.

As a result, MTO is soliciting feedback to inform the development of an updated regulatory framework for redefining e-bikes and their associated requirements.
We invite you to review the details of this proposal in the attached detailed summary document and submit comments for MTO consideration.
Analysis of Regulatory Impact:
Analysis to be completed prior to implementation. No negative impacts anticipated.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
May 12, 2021
Comments Due Date:
June 10, 2021
Contact Address:
Ministry of Transportation
Road Safety Program Development Office
Safety Program Development Branch
87 Sir William Hearst Avenue
Building "A," Room 212
Toronto, Ontario
M3M 0B4