Motorized Bicycle - Legal Status of Electrically Powered Bicycles

Legal Status of Electrically Powered Bicycles

The laws on electric motor-powered bicycles or E-bikes vary considerably according to country. In many nations, a top limit on the power of the electric motor is imposed if the vehicle is to be legally classified and/or taxed as a motorized bicycle.

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... In the United States, federal law exempts low-speed electric bicycles from Dept ... federal law in the same manner as ordinary bicycles ... The Consumer Product Safety Act defines the term ‘‘low speed electric bicycle’’ as a two- or three-wheeled vehicle with fully operable pedals and an electric motor of less than 750 watts (1 ...

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