Guidelines for riding an electric bike on the road in the UK.
Bumblebee's road-legal electric bikes can be ridden by anyone aged from 16. Our customers range from school leavers to commercial fleets, and city commuters. Bikes are restricted to 30mph, so in the eyes of the law it is treated as a 30mph 50cc petrol moped.
ELIGIBLE RIDERS & LICENSES
• 16 and over with a Provisional moped licence and a CBT (compulsory basic training) Certificate
• Full car licence issued after Feb 1st 2001 and a CBT (compulsory basic training) Certificate • Full car licence issued before Feb 1st 2001 • Any class of full motorbike driving licence
• Riders must wear a helmet and the bike needs to be registered, as well as display a number plate and an MOT once over three years
• Insurance is compulsory
• We highly recommend that you wear protective clothing and gloves