Are Electric Scooters Legal in Georgia?
In Georgie, electric scooters are classified as mopeds.
Rules to operate mopeds on Georgia roads and highways:
- Must be 15 years of age and have in their possession an unexpired driver's license, instructional permit or limited permit.
- Must wear protective headgear (helmet).
- No tag is required.
- Every person operating a moped upon a roadway must obey the same traffic laws governing drivers of motor vehicles.
- May not use limited access highways or other roadways where the minimum speed limit is above 35 mph.
All remaining regulations regarding the safe operation of electric scooters and the presence of electric scooters on public property are governed by local authorities.