Ottawa

Councillor wants motorized wheelchairs off roads

An Ottawa city councillor says he's preparing a motion to ban motorized wheelchairs from using the road after a reported incident recently.

Peter Clark hopes to present a motion in the fall

An Ottawa councillor wants to ban motorized wheelchairs from roads for safety reasons. 2:19

An Ottawa city councillor says he’s preparing a motion to ban motorized wheelchairs from using the road.

Peter Clark says the chairs don't belong in the same lanes as vehicles and it's a safety risk.

People who use motorized chairs and scooters said sidewalks are often unusable.

See more of the debate with Cory O'Kelly's video story above.