Nebraska State Electric Bike Laws

Nebraska State Electric Bike Laws, Definition & Legal Operation

Definition of Electric Bike:

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.

Licensing and Registration:

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

Helmet Law:

Helmets are required for all electric bike riders.

Where to Ride:

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Laws and policies can change at any time rendering the above information outdated and non-applicable.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. Source: Nebraska State Legislature Wondering where to go next?