0 Cart
Added to Cart
    You have items in your cart
    You have 1 item in your cart
    Total
    Check Out Continue Shopping

    As a bike owner/rider it is your own responsibility to make sure that your bicycle complies with the law.

    Most Canadian provinces have laws describing which lights and reflectors your bicycle as a minimum must have, so please familiarize yourself with the requirements for your province.

    • The law requires you to have at least one (but not more than two) white front light and a red rear light.
    • Red rear reflector mandatory.
    • Cyclists younger than 18 are required by law to wear an approved bicycle helmet.
    • Children in trailers and on trail-a-bikes are required by law to wear an approved bicycle helmet.
    • Adults are encouraged to wear a helmet.
    • Helmets must meet ANSI, Snell or CSA standards to provide enough protection.
    • Operate bicycle at night without lights $ 100.00 

    important

    Highway Traffic Regulation, Alta Reg 155/1997 states the following:

    "Prohibition re flashing lights. No person shall have on a highway a vehicle that is equipped with one or more flashing lights unless the vehicle is authorized to be equipped with those lights under the Highway Traffic Act or this Regulation."


    • White front headlight visible for 150 meters.
    • Rear light visible 100 meters.
    • Flashing rear lights allowed.
    • Lights must be mounted directly on the bike.
    • Rear reflector visible for 100 meters when illuminated by car headlight.

    • Everyone must wear an approved helmet.
    • Up to $100

    • White light at the front of a bicycle are required.
    • No requirements for rear light but bicycles with a red light at the rear, rather than the required reflector, are much more visible to motorists and other road users.
    • Red or amber reflector at the rear of a bicycle
    • Cyclists younger than 18 are required by law to wear an approved bicycle helmet.
    • The fine for a child or youth not wearing a helmet is $63.10. 

    • Bicycles must be equipped with an approved forward facing white color light for night time use on roads. An optional rear facing approved red color light may be used with the mandatory red reflector
    • Red rear reflector

    • Everyone must wear an approved helmet.
    • Unknow

    • When riding between one-half hour before sunset and one-half hour after sunrise you are required to have a front white light, and a rear red light or rear red reflector on your bike.
    • Everyone must wear an approved helmet.
    • Failure to ride a bicycle with a helmet: up to $45

    • None
    • None
    • None

    • White front light and red rear reflector
    • Red rear light is optional.
    • Everyone must wear an approved helmet.
    • Unknown

    • White reflector or headlight mounted at the front and a red reflector or red flashing light at the rear.
    • None
    • Unknown

    • White front light (visible from a distance of at least 150 meters)
    • Red rear light or red rear reflector
    • Two strips of white reflective tape on front forks (each strip to be 125 mm by 25 mm)
    • Two strips of red reflective tape on rear forks
    • Cyclists under the age of 18 must wear an approved bicycle helmet.
    • Children are also required to wear an approved bicycle helmet when riding in a child carrier or a bicycle trailer.  


    • Up to $110

    The lighting requirements are mandatory if you are riding between half an hour before sunset and half an hour after sunrise, or anytime visibility has been reduced to the point where you cannot see 150 meters ahead.


    • Every bicycle when in use at night-time shall be equipped with a lamp on the front that emits a white light visible from a distance of at least 150 m to the front and a lamp emitting a red light visible from a distance of 150 m to the rear may be used in addition to the mandatory red reflector.
    • Red reflector on the rear that is visible from 90 m to the rear when directly in front of lawful upper beams of head lamps on a motor vehicle.

    • Everyone must wear an approved helmet.
    • Unknown

    • At night, every bicycle must carry, at least one white headlight and one red tail-light.
    • One white reflector at the front
    • One red reflector at the rear
    • One amber reflector on each pedal
    • One reflector attached to the spokes of the front wheel
    • One reflector attached to the spokes of the back wheel
    • None but education programs available
    • $37 for lack of reflectors and $37 for lack of light

    • No person shall operate a bicycle during the period from one-half hour after sunset to one half hour before sunrise, or at any other time when conditions of poor visibility exist, unless such bicycle is equipped with and displays an operating headlight together with a red rear light or reflective device
    • None but education programs available
    • Unknown

    None

    • None
    • None