The law has changed - did you know?
Effective September 28, 2012, City of London
Streets By-Law S-1 changed to allow cyclists under the age of 14 to
ride bicycles on sidewalks.
The newly amended by-law includes a definition of "bicycle":
"Bicycle" includes a unicycle and a tricycle, but does not include a
power-assisted vehicle or a motor-assisted vehicle of any kind.
A new section was added to the by-law, s. 2.13, and it reads as
2.13 Bicycle - other - operation - on
(1) No person operating a
vehicle along a sidewalk shall, without lawful authority, block,
interfere with, or otherwise impede the passage on the sidewalk of any
pedestrian, or any persons operating an Electric Personal Assistive
Mobility Device due to a disability.
(2) Every person operating a
bicycle along a sidewalk where authorized by the By-law shall at all
times yield right-of-way on the sidewalk to pedestrians, and to persons
operating an Electric Personal Assistive Mobility Device due to a