Whether you need a driver’s license to ride an electric two-wheeler remains a question. This is all you need to know about how certain EVs are allowed on the road and traffic laws for them.
Electric Two-wheelers That Do not Require A License
Electric two-wheelers with a maximum output of 250 watts or a top-speed of under 25km/h need not have you obtain a driver’s license. Currently, it is regulated that these vehicles do not require your driver’s license.
Including electrical two-wheelers produced by Hero Electric, Ampere Electric, and Bgauss, this category of electric bikes is classified as low-speed EVs.
For an in-depth report on these electric scooters and the difference between them, check out the article on BGR India.
Scooters have been quieter cars on the road, not required to pay and abiding by the same traffic regulations. This is due to the fact that scooters are already existing on the road without any legal requirements or insurance.
When You Need To Have A License
Putting Razor electric scooters on the sidewalks, requiring a license in many cities with very strict requirements like Copenhagen and Zurich.
From major brands to trending products, the category includes vehicles like the Bajaj Chetak, TVS iQube Electric and the Ather 450X.
Companies like these cost subscriptions to use, and many of these cars are eligible for state-specific electric vehicle tax credits. This story gives the details on those rebates.