How to ride an electric bike safely


Nowadays, people pay more and more attention to health and environmental protection. Therefore, many people choose to ride electric vehicles to work, which can also save time and effort. However, with more e-bikes on roads and trails than ever before, it's clear that many people need to learn how to use them safely. This has led to some well-documented tragic accidents involving e-bikes and heated debates about how, where, and when to use them. There are some e-bike safety tips if you are worried about safety danger when riding an electric bike.

Know your e-bike class and ride in the correct lane.

As of 2019, 22 states use a three-class system for defining e-bikes. These three classes depend on the propulsion method and the maximum speed. There are three classifications:
Class 1: An ebike is class one when it has a top speed of 20 miles per hour. 
Class 2: An e-bike will fall into Class 2 is equipped with a throttle-actuated motor. That motor must cease to assist when the eBike reaches 20 miles per hour.
Class 3: A Class 3 e-bike is a bicycle with a motor that assists only if the rider is pedaling and should cease to help when the eBike reaches 28 miles per hour.  
Class 1 and 2 bikes are the most common e-bikes for recreational riders who enjoy mountain biking, hunting, or exploring outdoors. People ride class 3 e-bikes to replace a moped or motorcycle. And they are best suited to urban road use. 
The speed limit for e-bikes is 20 miles per hour or less under motor power alone. So, riders should always ride e-bikes in the bike lane, which can ensure your safety.

Be careful about the traffic.

Every cyclist should pay attention to traffic flow, but it's even more critical on an e-bike. Drivers may expect a cyclist to reach less than 20 mph on the road. And the disconnect can lead to potentially dangerous scenarios.
Part of the issue with traffic is that drivers need to learn how to look out for bikes zipping by with an extra e-bike behind them. So, we recommend outfitting your bike with lights and a bell to ensure you're seen. And it's not only drivers—you might be too fast for pedestrians or other cyclists who won't hear you coming without a polite warning.
Breeze Rider Ebike has Solar Electric Bike Head Light, which is perfect for your outdoor activities such as camping, running, cycling, etc.  The solar ebike light has a long battery life of 3-5 hours and comes with a 1200mAh battery. You can also charge the light via USB or solar. 

Wear helmet before riding an e-bike

Although not the most fashionable, a helmet will protect riders from severe brain, head, or face injuries—possibly even death. Moreover, an electric bike is generally faster than a regular cycle, so there is a higher accident rate. So, it becomes more important to wear a helmet. And it can also help riders become more visible to drivers, reducing the accident rate to some extent. Besides, wearing a helmet is a government requirement. Within the U.S.A, 25 states and Washington D.C. have helmet requirements for e-bike riders and passengers. 

Stand Out From the Crowd

Most e-bikes are used in urban environments where cyclists compete with other road users and external distractions, all of which are vying for a driver’s attention. Give yourself the best chance to be spotted early by wearing colors that clash with your environment. Choose high-viz colors during the day, and remember to include reflective elements in your kit if you are likely to be riding after dark, as these will glow brightly in car headlights and help to alert drivers to your presence.

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