How does Nebraska define what an electric bike is?

The state of Nebraska (NE) is a bicycle that is propelled by pedaling or by an electric motor no larger than 750W, having up to one brake horsepower and a maximum speed of 20mph.

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

The state of Nebraska does not require license or registration for electric bikes.

What are the laws around helmets in Nebraska?

Helmets are required for all electric bike riders.

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

Electric bicycles may be ridden on roadways, in bicycle lanes and on bicycle paths.


Laws and policies can change at any time rendering the above information outdated and non-applicable.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