What is considered an eRideable?
What isn’t an eRideable?
eRideables ridden on footpaths can be ridden up to 10km/h.
eRideables ridden on bicycle paths, shared paths and local roads can be ridden up to 25km/h.
No travel is allowed on roads with:
Only one person per device.
eRiders must wear an approved helmet.
eRiders must have lights and reflectors when riding at night.
Where possible, a bell or other warning device must be fitted to the eRideable and sounded when approaching pedestrians.
You must not touch or use a mobile phone when on an eRideable.
eRiders are subject to the same drink and drug driving laws as motor vehicle drivers.
eRiders must be a minimum of 16 years of age.
Children under 16 are permitted to ride low-powered electric scooters which do not exceed 200w or 10km/h.
eRideables are classed as vehicles, so all road laws that apply to vehicles apply to riders as well, unless they are expressly excluded. eRideable riders share the same rights and responsibilities as drivers and must obey the road rules. The following penalties apply to eRideable riders specifically.