🇺🇸Ebike Laws Indiana: A Complete Guide


Brief summary of the e-bike laws in Indiana:

  • E-bikes are defined as bicycles with a motor that provides assistance up to 20 mph.
  • E-bikes are subject to the same laws as bicycles, except for the following:
    • E-bikes do not require registration or insurance.
    • E-bikes can be ridden on any road or path where bicycles are allowed.
    • E-bikes can be ridden on sidewalks in some cities and towns.
    • E-bikes cannot be ridden on interstate highways.
    • E-bike riders must be at least 15 years old.
Here are some additional things to keep in mind when riding an e-bike in Indiana:
  • E-bikes must have a headlight and taillight that are visible from 500 feet in front and behind.
  • E-bikes must have a bell or horn.
  • E-bike riders must wear a helmet if they are under the age of 18.
  • E-bike riders must obey all traffic laws.


The state of Indiana defines ebikes as an electric assisted bicycle equipped with a motor of less than 750w. Electric bikes are classified as:

  • Class 1: eBikes equipped with a pedal-assist only motor which stops when the bike reaches 20 mph.
  • Class 2: Electric bikes equipped with a motor that may be used exclusively to propel the bicycle and stop when the bike reaches the speed of 20 mph.
  • Class 3: Electric bicycles equipped with a motor that provides assistance only when the rider is pedaling and stops when the rider stops pedaling or when the bicycle reaches the speed of 28 mph.

The state of Indiana does not have any licensing or registration requirements for electric bikes.

The state of Indiana determines that ebikes must have a motor of less than 750w.

A person less than 15 years can’t personally ride a Class 3 electric bicycle, but they can ride as passenger if the ebike can accomodate one. 

Any person under the age of 18 must wear a helmet.

Electric bicycles may ride on any roadway except those that are posted to not allow bicycles.

Electric bicycles may be ridden on bike paths and in state parks unless an exception is posted.


Laws and policies can change at any time rendering the above information outdated and non-applicable. TOMEBIKE 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.



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