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Electric Vehicles: Bicycles

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 51824, tabled on 20 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of changing the maximum speed of e-bikes from 15.5mph to 20mph, in line with legislation in the US.

Answered on

24 September 2021

The Department reviewed the case for amending the current speed and power restrictions as part of the Future of Transport Regulatory Review Call for Evidence published in 2020 and has no plans to amend the existing regulations.