Utah State Electric Bike Laws

Utah State Electric Bike Laws

How does Utah define what an electric bike is?

The state of Utah (UT) defines electric bikes as a bicycle propelled by human power with pedals or cranks, a seat for the operator and equipped with a helper motor.

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

The state of Utah does not have licensing and registration requirements for electric bikes.

What are the laws around helmets in Utah?

Helmets are required for bike riders under 18 years old.

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

Electric bikes are allowed on all roadways as far right as practicable except when making a left turn. Electric bikes are allowed on bike paths and trails unless posted otherwise.


Laws and policies can change at any time rendering the above information outdated and non-applicable.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. Electric bikes are prohibited on sidewalks.


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