What do I need to operate an ebike?

What do I need to operate an ebike?

Published by Daymal on 18th Feb 2022

Ebikes are classified as bicycles as long as they fit the federal requirements listed above. Legally, there are only 2 requirements that one must fulfill in order to operate an ebike:

  • all operators and passengers must be 16 years of age or older
  • all operators must wear an approved bicycle helmet at all times

As long as the operate fits the requirements listed above, the following apply to all operators of ebikes:

  • no driver's license is required
  • no written test is required
  • no vehicle registration or plate is required
  • no motor vehicle liability insurance is required