The Garrett Miller bike fully meets the expectations of European legislation in terms of electric bikes.
What the law says:
European directive 2002/24/EC sets the criteria for an electrically assisted bicycle to travel on public roads:
- The starting of the engine is conditioned by the pedaling and must be cut off when you stop pedaling. It is authorized to set up assistance when starting without having to pedal but which must not exceed 6 km/h.
- The assistance must cut out at 25 km/h. However, the bike can absolutely go faster without assistance.
- Motor power rating should be 250 watts maximum.
If your electrically assisted bicycle does not meet one of these characteristics, it falls into the category of mopeds and requires special homologation.
However, you can take out insurance if you wish (also think about subsidies )
For any minor child, we recommend use under adult supervision and the wearing of a helmet. Attention ! Wearing a helmet is compulsory for children under 12, whether they are drivers or passengers.