Rules for using motorized wheelchairs
You don’t need a driver’s licence to drive a motorized wheelchair.
Vehicle registration, licence plates and insurance are also not required.
Motorized wheelchairs can be used on sidewalks or roads, following the same rules as pedestrians.
A motorized wheelchair may only be operated for the purposes for which it was designed.
Safety tips for driving motorized wheelchairs
Ride only where it's safe, following the same rules and guidelines as pedestrians.
Use courtesy and think safety.
Drive at the same speed as other pedestrian traffic.
Be extra cautious of possible traffic as you approach driveways and lanes.
Try to avoid sudden turns.
Avoid using your motorized wheelchair if you're taking any medication, drugs or alcohol that may affect your skills or judgement.