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Discussion in 'Scooters' started by Donmotorcyclemaniac, Mar 9, 2014.

  1. Few quick questions, I can not find good information/guides on mopeds.

    When limited to 80km/h I didn't give way to anyone on the highway. Do I have to give way when I am limited to 50km/h?

    Who do I take my moped to get a compliance plate? Mechanic?

    What do I need to put on a bicycle frame to be compliant besides a 50cc motor?

    How much does it cost to get a compliance plate?

    Is there a way to make 50cc engine less noisy.

    I am in Newcastle, Australia.
  2. By giving way to other vehicles I mean if I have a semitrailer up my back side, not an ambulance lol.
  3. Mate, I have some bad news for you.....

    in NSW, there really isn't such a thing as a moped in legal terms.

    You can have a very small motorbike, or scooter, but no dispensations for being under 50cc and speed restricted.

    If you want to add a motor to a pushbike, I think 200 watts is the maximum power that you can tack on, legally, and a 50 cc motor will be way over that.
  4. If a big bastard is up your clacker - give way, no point being right but dead.