The rider is in the left portion of the lane when
vehicles are indicating entering from both sides of the intersection.
If your motorcycle stalls in an intersection
and cannot be started, it must be moved
out of the intersection. When it is safe,
with you on the left side of the motorcycle,
walk it clear of all traffic and out of the
intersection. If the motorcycle is equipped
with emergency hazard lights, turn them on.
Passing other vehicles is a high risk
action. Do not pass unless it is necessary.
Only pass in a legal passing zone and
only when it is safe.
When not to pass
Do not pass a vehicle travelling in the
• that has stopped for a pedestrian
• that is slowing unexpectedly
• that is approaching or stopped at a
Do not pass:
• near or at the top of a hill
• when you are approaching or are within
• any place where you cannot see clearly
ahead, like a curve
• by using the shoulder (emergency
stopping lane) of the road
Do not pass by squeezing between
vehicles ahead using the area between
lanes. This is illegal and dangerous.
DO NOT ride or pass by squeezing around or
Riders must reduce speed to
60 km/h or the posted speed, whichever
is lower, when passing emergency vehicles
or tow trucks that are stopped with their
lights flashing. This law applies to the
lane(s) immediately next to the stopped
vehicles. The fine for speeding in these
areas is doubled.
If you are not in the lane next to the
stopped vehicles, you still need to be
watchful and cautious.
Reduce your speed and leave lots of
space between yourself and emergency
personnel and equipment at the scene.
Also, watch for the movement of personnel
around the scene.