Indiana State Electric Bike Laws

Indiana State Electric Bike Laws

How does Indiana define what an electric bike is?

The state of Indiana (IN) defines electric bikes as two-wheeled devices made to transport one person with fully operable pedals and an electric motor of less than 750w that has a maximum speed on a paved level surface of 20mph.

Do you need a license, insurance or registration in Indiana?

The state of Indiana does not have any licensing or registration requirements for electric bikes.

What are the laws around helmets in Indiana?

Any person under the age of 18 must wear a helmet.

What are the rules for riding on the road in Indiana?

Electric bicycles may ride on any roadway except those that are posted to not allow bicycles. Electric bicycles may be ridden on bike paths and in state parks unless an exception is posted.


Laws and policies can change at any time rendering the above information outdated and non-applicable. EVELO strongly encourages checking with City, County, State and other local agencies for the most recent laws governing the proper, legal use of electric bicycles in your area.


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