E-bikes – don’t fall foul of the rules | MODERN NEWS
E-bikes are getting cheaper, they’re getting more popular and they’re getting more powerful but do you know what’s legal and what isn’t?
Dave Luscome, the MCIA – (Motorcycle Industry Association) campaign manager for alternative power has written a guide to help you understand what you can and more importantly can’t ride. The guide will advise you about when an e-bike becomes a moped, or motorbike and should help you avoid getting into trouble.
The full article can be read at: Eezer good
The following are the way e-bikes should be labelled…
E-bikes: A term used to refer to all electric powered 2 wheelers
Electric bicycles: e-bikes of 250W and below
Electric mopeds: e-bikes over 250W up to 4KW
Electric motorcycles: e-bikes producing 4KW or more