Wyoming State Electric Bike Laws

Wyoming State Electric Bike Laws

How does Wyoming define what an electric bike is?

The state of Wyoming defines e-bikes as a bicycle or tricycle equipped with fully operable pedals, a seat or saddle for the rider's use and an electric motor of less than 750w. Electric bikes are classified as:

  • Class 1: e-Bikes equipped with a pedal-assist only motor which stops when the bike reaches 20 mph.
  • Class 2: Electric bikes equipped with a motor that may be used exclusively to propel the bicycle and stop when the bike reaches the speed of 20 mph.
  • Class 3: Electric bicycles equipped with a motor that provides assistance only when the rider is pedaling and stops when the rider stops pedaling or when the bicycle reaches the speed of 28 mph.

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

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

What are the restrictions on Motor power or throttle in Wyoming?

The state of Wyoming determines that e-bikes must have a motor of less than 750w.

Are there any age restrictions to riding an electric bike in Wyoming?

There are no age restrictions to riding an electric bike in Wyoming.

What are the laws around helmets in Wyoming?

There are no laws around the use of helmets for e-bike riders in Wyoming. 

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

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.

What are the rules for riding on the trails in Wyoming?

Electric bikes are not permitted on National Park Paths.

Disclaimer:

Laws and policies can change at any time rendering the above information outdated and non-applicable.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.

Source:

State of Wyoming Legislature