TITLE XXI
MOTOR VEHICLES

CHAPTER 259
WORDS AND PHRASES DEFINED

Section 259:27-a

    259:27-a Electric Bicycle. –
" Electric bicycle " shall mean a pedaled vehicle equipped with an electric motor of less than 750 watts that falls within one of the following 3 classes:
I. " Class 1 electric bicycle " shall mean a pedaled vehicle equipped with a motor that provides assistance only when the rider is pedaling, and that ceases to provide assistance when the bicycle reaches the speed of 20 miles per hour.
II. " Class 2 electric bicycle " shall mean a pedaled vehicle equipped with a motor that may be used exclusively to propel the bicycle and that is not capable of providing assistance when the bicycle reaches the speed of 20 miles per hour.
III. " Class 3 electric bicycle " shall mean a pedaled vehicle equipped with a motor that provides assistance only when the rider is pedaling and that ceases to provide assistance when the bicycle reaches the speed of 28 miles per hour.

Source. 2019, 93:3, eff. Aug. 18, 2019.