Question Raymond asked: I live in Florida. Will I be able to use a three-wheeled electric scooter 500 watt power for simple transportation without breaking the law. I recently broke my hip ( a year six months ago). I know …
Category: Motorized Bicycles
316.003(2) Bicycle – Every vehicle propelled solely by human power, and every motorized bicycle propelled by a combination of human power and an electric helper motor capable of propelling the vehicle at a speed of not more than 20 miles per hour on level ground upon which a person may ride, having two tandem wheels, and including any device generally recognized as a bicycle though equipped with two front or two rear wheels. The term does not include such a vehicle with a seat height of no more than 25 inches from the ground when the seat is adjusted to its highest position or a scooter or similar device.
- Bicycles equipped with a small electric helper motor may be defined as a bicycle and not require registration or a driver’s license.
- Bicycles equipped with gas helper motors are not legal vehicles and cannot be registered or driven on highways in Florida.
- This section also includes information about mopeds and motorcycles since some of the information overlaps with bicycle information.
Question Mason asked: Is this bike legal? Any license required? http://www.pepboys.com/product/details/244488/01054/ I’m 13 by the way.
Question GM asked the FHP: Can a bicycle with a gas assist motor be operated legally on Florida roadways?
Question Michael asked: Does a Geo bike have to be registered and do you have to have an operator’s license to ride one on Florin Road.
Question Brian asked: Do I have to use the pedals on my ebike in Fl? Do I have to keep my feet on the pedals while using the ebike motor? It is uncomfortable.
Question Steve asked: Do you have to have a license to ride a bike with a gas motor in Ocala, Florida?