E-Bike Information

  • E-bike Safety

    E-bikes are more popular than ever and as their popularity increases, education about e-bike safety is of the utmost importance.

     

    OUSD is working with the City of Oceanside and local law enforcement partners to bring greater awareness and education to our students and families about electric bike (e-bike) safety.

    Here is a 6 minute video on e-bike safety produced by the City of Oceanside.

     Can you R I D E an eBike? - YouTube 

     

    Please familiarize yourself and your children with the rules of the road and important safety facts.

     

    EBIKE ROAD RULES 

     

    Did you know?

    - Riders age 17 and younger must wear a helmet.

    - It is illegal to carry passengers on your e-bike unless it features an additional permanent seat.

    - Sidewalks are meant for pedestrians, not e-bikes.

    - Riding against the flow of traffic is prohibited.
    - The California Highway Patrol has created a short E-Bike class that can be taken on line:  (https://rise.articulate.com/share/yB3Hip8AYzOGdY0dqnd42mQ3k0c6Jza1#/


    You can also sign up for an E-Bike safety class (1 hour classroom, 1 hour drills, and 1 hour road) through the San Diego County Bicycle Coalition (https://sdbikecoalition.org/events/).