Montreal Police are cracking down on cyclists in a bid to make them respect traffic laws.
While some cyclists say police are being heavy-handed with their ticketing campaign, authorities say cyclists need to start respecting the rules of the road.
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Cyclists ticketed under the Quebec Highway Safety Code face fines starting at $15 and may also be hit with demerit points on their driver's license.
Some Montreal cyclists are fighting back against what they call "cyclist traps".
They've created a Facebook page and a Google map that pinpoints spots where police officers are giving out tickets to cyclists.
Montreal police say they issued 6,000 cycling-related tickets last year, up from 4,000 in 2011.