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Which vehicles are prohibited
Prohibited vehicles include:
- all petrol-powered bicycles that:
- have a petrol-powered engine attached before or after purchase
- are powered by any other type of internal combustion engine.
- motorised foot scooters (with or without a seat) with an electric or petrol engine
- mini bikes or monkey bikes
- motorised human transporters such as the WheelMan or Segway
- skateboards with an electric or petrol motor.
Prohibited vehicles cannot be registered or insured.
It is illegal to use prohibited vehicles on a road or road-related area like a footpath, car park or park. Heavy fines apply.
Prohibited vehicles can cause serious injuries. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has recalled some mini and monkey bikes and issued a safety warning on hoverboards. Find out about miniature motorbikes and hoverboards and their safety risks.
Mini-bike, petrol engine powered
The shaded area shows a comparison average height of a full-size motorbike of 90cm from ground to seat.
Motorised WheelMan - petrol or electric powered
Segway human transporter