Utah State Electric Bike Laws

Utah State Electric Bike Laws, Definition & Legal Operation

Definition of Electric Bike:

The state of Utah (UT) defines electric bikes as a bicycle propelled by human power with pedals or cranks, a seat for the operator and equipped with a helper motor.

Licensing and Registration:

The state of Utah does not have licensing and registration requirements for electric bikes.

Helmet Law:

Helmets are required for bike riders under 18 years old.

Where to Ride:

Electric bikes are allowed on all roadways as far right as practicable except when making a left turn. Electric bikes are allowed on bike paths and trails unless posted otherwise.


Laws and policies can change at any time rendering the above information outdated and non-applicable.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. Electric bikes are prohibited on sidewalks. Source: Bike Utah Utah Public Safety Wondering where to go next?