Prince Edward Island

PASSENGER VEHICLES MOTORCYCLES

To obtain a motorcycle licence in PEI, there are three GDL stages: Stage 1 begins with a Class 6 Instruction Permit; followed by a restricted Class 6 Novice Licence in Stages 2 and 3.
Effective date of program implementation: Apr.1, 2007


AGE REQUIREMENTS
Minimum entry age: 17 years
Minimum exit age
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Successfully passed test  ⁄ course: Class 6 road test
Time completion: See Minimum duration section for Stage 1
EXIT REQUIREMENTS
Successfully passed test ⁄ course
Time completion: 1 year in Stage 2
STAGE DURATION
Minimum duration: 1 year
Maximum holding period
SUPERVISORY DRIVER
Age
BAC level while supervising: Not exceeding 0.05
Driver log
Licence held: Fully licensed
Location while supervising
Time Licensed: At least 4 years
SUPERVISED DRIVING
N⁄A
DRIVING RESTRICTIONS AND CONDITIONS
BAC level while driving: 0.0 BAC under 19 years of age

The following rules apply to those who received their Instruction Permit for Stage 1 after April 20, 2007, and after the appropriate waiting time, have entered Stage 2:
Display ďGĒ sign⁄plate when driving: A small yellow Graduated Decal which is to be placed on the back of the motorcycle operatorís helmet
Night driving: No driving between the hours of 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.; the Stage 2 driver may apply for an exemption for work purposes, and may also operate a motor vehicle during this time if they are accompanied by a licensed driver (see SUPERVISOR DRIVER section above)
Other restrictions: No Stage 2 driver shall use a hand-held cellular telephone, headphones, mp3 player or any other hand-held electronic device while operating or having care and control of a motor vehicle
Passenger restrictions: Only 1
Road restrictions
SUSPENSION & PROHIBITION
Lower driver penalty point threshold: An accumulation of 6 or more demerit points will result in the suspension of the Stage 2 driverís Licence, followed by a 1-year probation period; if the driver receives any fines that carry demerit points during the probation period, their Stage 2 driverís licence will be suspended
DRIVER IMPROVEMENT ACTIONS
N⁄A
ADDITIONAL STAGE 2 FEATURES
No driver may apply for a Class 1, 2, 3 or 4 driverís Licence until they have successfully completed the GDL Program

CONTACT INFORMATION
Audrey Mayhew
Senior Safety Officer⁄Departement of Transportation & Infrastructure Renewal
Highway Safety Division
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE  C1A 7N8
Phone: 902-368-5214 
Email: ammayhew@gov.pe.ca