Modes of Transportation
On a Motorcycle
It is important to be aware of the risks involved in riding a motorcycle and to manage those risks properly. Since motorcyclists are more vulnerable than motorists, they must put into practice special knowledge and skills to ensure their safety.
Adjusting Your Speed When Riding a Motorcycle
On a motorcycle, driving safely for you and others starts with obeying speed limits and adapting your driving to the road context.
Motorcycle Helmets and Protective Gear
Motorcyclists’ protective gear, helmets and accessories are the only protection they can count on to avoid injuries or reduce their severity in the...
When Riding a Motorcycle, Make Sure You Are Visible
For your own safety, make sure you can be seen and signal your intentions. Wear a helmet as well as protective clothing with light, bright or...
On a Motorcycle: What the Law Says
To operate a motorcycle, you must hold a driver’s licence of the appropriate class corresponding to the motorcycle’s cylinder capacity and type. You...
Fatigue and Motorcycles: Prevention and Solutions
Riding a motorcycle requires more physical effort and concentration than driving a car. If you are tired, you will be less alert. It is important to...
Motorcycle Techniques and Road Traps
Intersections, blind spots and parked vehicles are but a few examples of the risks that must be dealt with when riding a motorcycle. Here is how you...
Road and Weather Conditions: Motorcyclists, Watch Out!
Wind, rain, fog, wet pavement, oil patches, gravel... Road and weather conditions considerably affect the operation of a motorcycle.
Modified and Hand-Crafted Motorcycles
When modifying or hand-crafting a motorcycle, there are certain technical requirements that must be met for the vehicle to be authorized for road use.
Finding the right motorcycle, moped or scooter, as well as the right protective equipment, can be hard. To help you be more informed and make better...
Motorcycle Exhaust Sound Levels
Excessive noise from the exhaust systems on certain motorcycles can be a source of distraction for road users and disturb the peace and tranquillity...
“Info-Flash” Motorcycle Safety Video Clips
Several information clips on motorcycle safety were broadcast on the French-language TV station Télé-Mag between 2013 and 2016.
Last update: September 27, 2016