Tigerbiten wrote:At the moment, a motorized four wheled "bike" falls outside the scope of the E-bike law.
That only covers "bikes" with two or three wheels.
So it will need tax,insurance and mot to go on the road no matter the motor size.
According to Pedelecs.co.uk that doesn't seem to be the case:
"Trikes and Quadricycles
Electrically Assisted Pedal Cycles are permitted to have more than 3 wheels (with no weight restriction)."
https://www.pedelecs.co.uk/electric-bik ... c-bike-law
This seems to be is the official document:
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015 ... 024_en.pdf
On page three it states:
"These Regulations amend the Electrically Assisted Pedal Cycles Regulations 1983 which prescribe the class of electrically assisted pedal cycles treated as not being a motor vehicle within the meaning of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 and the Road Traffic Act 1988.
The amendments made by these Regulations change the prescribed class of electrically assisted pedal cycles in order to:
• permit such vehicles to have more than three wheels;
• remove any weight limits applicable to such vehicles; "