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Governor Snyder signs legislation to govern operation of electric bikes

VIRGINIA GORDAN wrote an article about legislation the operation of electric bikes. Here’s an excerpt from

Electric-assisted bicycles will no longer be classified as mopeds that require licensing and insurance. Instead, they will be treated as regular bikes.
That’s under a new law signed by Governor Rick Snyder Monday.
The legislation says electric bikes can be operated on any road open to regular bikes, including dedicated bike lanes and the shoulder. It also groups electric bikes into three categories based on speed and whether pedaling is required to propel the bike.
Some types of electric bikes will be allowed on paved, non-motorized trails unless local authorities object…

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