Kesto e-bike legislation cruises through Tourism Committee

Legislation introduced by state Rep. Klint Kesto exempts electric bicycles, commonly referred to as “e-bikes,” from no-fault insurance. The bill is part of a greater package to allow the use of e-bikes on Michigan bicycle trails. “E-bikes are not motor vehicles and really shouldn’t be required to be insured under Michigan’s auto no-fault system,” said…

Hughes’ e-bike legislation rolls through committee

Bill sponsor gears up for floor vote Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Holly Hughes, of Montague, to provide a regulatory framework for electric bicycle (e-bike) use was approved today by the House Tourism and Outdoor Recreation Committee. E-bikes differ from regular bikes in that they utilize an electrically powered motor for propulsion. They must be…