Tech Updates

What are the speed limits for ebikes? 

Not a day goes by when I don’t see people on ebikes whizzing past me, mocking my pedestrian status. But how fast are they allowed to go? And, is speed even policed? Let’s take a look at how the laws and their policing vary in different locations: 

The US 

In the US, unsurprisingly, there’s no national approach. Instead, there are two different approaches to setting speed limits, and several states don’t recognize ebikes at all. 

You can take a look at the different states in detail here, but here are the main distinctions: