Certain motorcycles belong to a category with an accident rate that is higher than that of other categories. Because of this, insurance contributions for these high-risk motorcycles are higher.
The high-risk motorcyclePassenger vehicle, other than a power-assisted bicycle, having two or three wheels that has at least one characteristic different from the characteristics of a moped. category designates motorcycles that are designed for performance and recognized as such by manufacturers and specialists (journalists, authors, etc.).
They have the following visual and technical characteristics:
A motorcycle does not need to have all of the above-listed visual and technical characteristics in order to be in the high-risk motorcycle category.
Every year, the official list of high-risk motorcycles (PDF, 851 KB) is published in the Gazette officielle du Québec.
The registration costs for motorcycles that appear on this list are higher.
|TEN FIRST CHARACTERS OF THE VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER EXCEPT THE NINTH||MAKE||MODEL||YEAR|
|ZDMDAGSW*L||DUCATI||PANIGALE V4 R||2020|
|ZD4KEUA0*K||APRILIA||RSV4 1100 FACTORY||2019|
|ZDM14B1W*K||DUCATI||959 PANIGALE CORSE||2019|
|ZDMDAGSW*K||DUCATI||PANIGALE V4 R||2019|
|ZDMDAGNW*K||DUCATI||PANIGALE V4 S||2019|
|ZDMDAGNW*K||DUCATI||PANIGALE V4 S CORSE||2019|
|ZDMDAGNW*K||DUCATI||PANIGALE V4 SPECIALE||2019|
|JKBZXVD1*K||KAWASAKI||ZX1000 NINJA H2 SX SE+||2019|
|JKBZXVJ1*K||KAWASAKI||ZX1000N NINJA H2||2019|
|JKBZXVJ1*K||KAWASAKI||ZX1000X NINJA H2 CARBON||2019|
|JKBZXVE1*K||KAWASAKI||ZX-10R NINJA ABS||2019|
|JKBZXVE1*K||KAWASAKI||ZX-10R NINJA ABS KRT||2019|
|ZCGGKGNU*K||MV AGUSTA||F3 800 RC||2019|
|ZCGGCFTW*K||MV AGUSTA||F4 ABS||2019|
|JYARJ28N*K||YAMAHA||YZF R6 ABS||2019|
Regardless of their model year, motorcycles with the characteristics of high-risk motorcycles that have never been marketed in Canada will be placed on the provisional list once they are imported to Canada. They will subsequently be added to the official list.