Texas Transportation Code - TRANSP § 551.107. Operation of Electric Bicycle

(a) Subtitles A, B, and D and Chapter 663 do not apply to the operation of an electric bicycle.

(b) A person may not operate an electric bicycle unless the electric motor disengages or ceases to function either:

(1) when the operator stops pedaling;  or

(2) when the brakes are applied.

(c) A person may not operate a Class 3 electric bicycle, as defined by Section 664.001 , unless the person is at least 15 years of age.  This subsection does not prohibit a person who is under 15 years of age from riding on a Class 3 bicycle as a passenger.

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