New Mexico State Electric Bike Laws

New Mexico State Electric Bike Laws, Definition & Legal Operation

Definition of Electric Bike:

The state of New Mexico (NM) Motor Vehicle Division defines electric bikes as regular bicycles and they are subject to the same laws as traditional bicycles.

Licensing and Registration:

The state of New Mexico does not require license or registration of electric bicycles.

Helmet Law:

Helmets are required for all riders under 14 years of age when riding on roadways.

Where to Ride:

Electric bicycles may be ridden on roadways, in bike lanes and on bike 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Laws and policies can change at any time rendering the above information outdated and non-applicable.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. Source: New Mexico Motor Vehicle Division Wondering where to go next?