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Are Electric Scooters Legal in New Hampshire?

Updated on December 1st, 2023

Electric scooters in New Hampshire are permitted for use on public roads and designated bike paths. Users are expected to obey traffic laws applicable to motor vehicles, and local authorities may impose further restrictions on their operation. Licensing for these scooters is necessary, with specific requirements dictated by the state. While New Hampshire does not have a statewide law mandating helmet use, some towns or cities may enforce their own helmet regulations. The enforcement of speed limits and other safety measures are subject to change and vary by locality.

In New Hampshire, Electric scooters are legal to ride on public roads and bicycle paths. Operators must be at least 16 years old but are not required to hold a valid drivers license. New Hampshire does require that the scooter be licensed. There are no specified speed limits or helmet laws. Scooters are considered motor vehicles.

Further regulations regarding the safe operation of electric scooters and the presence of electric scooters on public property are governed by local authorities. 

Max Speed

New Hampshire does not have a statewide specified speed limit for electric scooters, but local regulations may impose limits for safety purposes.

Minimum Age

Riders must be at least 16 years of age to operate an electric scooter on public roads in New Hampshire. Local jurisdictions may have additional requirements.

Helmets Required? 

Statewide, New Hampshire does not mandate helmet use for electric scooter riders. However, individual cities and towns might have their own helmet laws for scooter operation.

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