Certain motorcycles are considered to represent a high risk of accident, due to their characteristics.
A 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. is considered a high-risk motorcycle if it is designed for performance and recognized as such by manufacturers and specialists (journalists, authors, etc.).
They have the following visual and technical characteristics:
Every year, the official list of high-risk motorcycles (PDF, 725 KB) is published in the Gazette officielle du Québec.
The registration costs for motorcycles that appear on this list are higher.
During the year, we publish a provisional list of high-risk motorcycles. They are subsequently added to the official list.
Other motorcycles may be added to this list during the year. A motorcycle whose make, model and year are on the list is categorized as high-risk, even if its vehicle identification number is different or unknown.
The asterisks appearing in the first column mark the space taken by the ninth character in the identification number.
|TEN FIRST CHARACTERS OF THE VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER EXCEPT THE NINTH||MAKE||MODEL||YEAR|