More E-Bike Laws Pass

More E-Bike Laws Pass

We’re happy to see that the lobbying efforts by PeopleForBikes—to get states to adopt reasonable and consistent laws regarding e-bikes—have being paying off. By the end of 2019, 23 states had passed model e-bike legislation (the three-class system). In 2020, Virginia passed model legislation, and New York and West Virginia have approved new e-bike laws that have slight differences from the model, with legislation now on the governor’s desk in Florida.

PeopleForBikes is working on introducing legislation to bring New York’s laws closer to model legislation. Currently, New York classifies Class 3 bikes as throttle-actuated bikes with…

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