Are Electric Scooters Legal in Illinois?
All operators must be at least 16 years old and hold a valid drivers license, instruction permit or State identification card. There is currently a bill (HB 1590) proposed to make e-scooters operate under the same regulations as bicycles. Speed of Electric scooters is limited to the 20 mph.
There are no laws requiring the use of helmets.Regulations regarding the safe operation of electric scooters and the presence of electric scooters on public property are governed by local authorities.