Ohio State Electric Bike Laws

Ohio State Electric Bike Laws, Definition & Legal Operation

Definition of Electric Bike:

The state of Ohio (OH) does not legally define electric bikes.

Licensing and Registration:

The state of Ohio does not allow registration of electric bikes.

Helmet Law:

Helmets are required for all riders under the age of 18.

Where to Ride:

Electric bicycles are permitted to go where traditional bikes are allowed.


Laws and policies can change at any time rendering the above information outdated and non-applicable.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: Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles Wondering where to go next?