Illinios State Electric Bike Laws

Illinois State Electric Bike Laws, Definition & Legal Operation

Definition of Electric Bike:

The state of Illinois requires electric bikes to not exceed 20 MPH.

Licensing and Registration:

Illinois law does not require licensing or registration of electric bikes.

Helmet Law:

Illinois does not have any helmet laws.

Where to Ride:

Electric bikes are prohibited from sidewalks. Electric bikes may use marked bike paths and lanes. Electric bikes may use the right lane in roadways.

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Laws and policies can change at any time rendering the above information outdated and non-applicable.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. Source: Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) Wondering where to go next?