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Vehicles and devices you cannot use on the road

The following non-compliant vehicles and devices are considered unsafe for road use. They cannot be registered or used on a road or road-related area, such as a path, under any circumstances.

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Type of vehicle

An image of a bicycle with a combustion engine attachedBicycle with an internal combustion engine attached

These bicycles have a petrol or diesel motor attached, which is the primary source of power. Because the rider can ride the bike without using the pedals, it is not classed as a bicycle.
An image of a pocket rocketPocket rocket

Pocket rockets are very small replicas of full sized motorcycles and usually have 30-50ml petrol motors.
An image of an illegal mopedIllegal moped

These vehicles are sometimes sold or hired as a motorised bicycle. Because the motor is the primary source of power, they are not classed as a bicycle.
Petrol powered skateboard image Petrol powered skateboard
 
These devices have a petrol or diesel motor attached, which is the primary source of power.
Fat tyer moped Fat tyre moped

These devices are designed purely for on road use, generally have a maximum speed of 32–35km/h, and a more like a motorbike than a scooter. Some are even capable of doing 95km/h.