Oregon State Electric Bike Laws

Oregon State Electric Bike Laws, Definition & Legal Operation

Definition of Electric Bike:

The state of Oregon (OR) defines electric bikes as a bicycle that has two or three fully functional pedals equipped with a motor that does not exceed 1000W and is designed with a maximum speed of 20mph.

Licensing and Registration:

The state of Oregon does not require license or registration.

Helmet Law:

Helmets are required for all riders.

Where to Ride:

Electric bicycles are considered a bicycle by the Oregon Vehicle code and can ride on any roadway, lane or path that is approved for bicycles.

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Laws and policies can change at any time rendering the above information outdated and non-applicable.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