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The Highway Traffic Act of Ontario provides that:
104. (1) No person shall ride on or operate a motorcycle or motor assisted bicycle on a highway unless the person is wearing a helmet that complies with the regulations and the chin strap of the helmet is securely fastened under the chin. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8, s. 104 (1).
(2) No person shall carry a passenger who is under sixteen years of age on a motorcycle on a highway unless the passenger is wearing a helmet that complies with the regulations and the chin strap of the helmet is securely fastened under the chin. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8, s. 104 (2).
DEFINITION of 'MOTORCYCLE'
"motorcycle" means a self-propelled vehicle having a seat or saddle for the use of the driver and designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground, and includes a motor scooter, but does not include a motor assisted bicycle; ("motocyclette")
TWO BRAKING SYSTEMS REQUIRED
Motorcycle or motor assisted bicycle
(2) Every motorcycle or motor assisted bicycle when being driven on a highway shall be equipped with at least two braking systems each with a separate means of application with one effective on the front wheel and one effective on the rear wheel. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8, s. 64 (2).
Motorcycles attract hundreds of thousands of Canadians every year. How does motorcycle insurance work? You can purchase your motorcycle insurance policy through any one of the insurance companies featured online. After you’ve purchased your motorcycle insurance coverage, you'll receive a Canadian Inter-Province Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance Card - your "pink card". This is proof that you have the required motorcycle insurance coverage and you should carry this with you at all times. You must produce it:
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