Arizona Motorized Bicycle Laws

License Not Required & Registration Not Required

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    In Arizona a motorized electric or gas powered bicycle or tricycle is defined as a bicycle or tricycle that is equipped with a helper motor that:
    • has a maximum piston displacement of 48cc or less,
    • may also be self-propelled,
    • is operated at speeds of less than 20mph.
    Providing your motorized bicycle falls under these specifications you can ride it on the roads in Arizona and you may also use rights-of-way designated for the exclusive use of bicycles.

    The laws for motorized bicycles in Arizona are as follows:
    • A certificate of title is not required for a motorized electric or gas powered bicycle or tricycle in Arizona.
    • Registration is not required for a motorized electric or gas powered bicycle or tricycle in Arizona.
    • Vehicle license tax is not imposed on a motorized electric or gas powered bicycle or tricycle in Arizona.
    • A driver license is not required to operate a motorized electric or gas powered bicycle or tricycle in Arizona.
    In the state of Arizona, a local authority may adopt an ordinance that regulates or prohibits the operation of motorized electric or gas powered bicycles or tricycles.

    Reference: https://www.azleg.gov/ars/28/02516.htm