To use an electric wheelchair, you must follow safety rules, be alert, and use common sense.
For everyone’s safety, people using electric wheelchairs or 3- and 4-wheeled scooters, also known as “motorized mobility aids,” should adapt their speed to that of pedestrians.
Motorized mobility aid users should cross the street the same way pedestrians do, that is:
To turn left at an intersection, motorized mobility aid users should act like pedestrians and cross along an L-shaped pattern.
Motorized mobility aid users travelling on the roadway or shoulder must yield the right of way:
Visit the Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l'Électrification des transports Web site for more information on rules that apply to travelling on public roadways (page in French only).
Motorized mobility aid users travelling on the roadway or the shoulder must ride with the flow of traffic.
See the website of the Ministère des Transports to know more about all mandatory and recommended accessories (page in French only).