Electric bikes

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Electric-assisted bicycles will no longer be classified as mopeds that require licensing and insurance. Instead, they will be treated as regular bikes.

That's under a new law signed by Governor Rick Snyder Monday. 

The legislation says electric bikes can be operated on any road open to regular bikes, including dedicated bike lanes and the shoulder. It also groups electric bikes into three categories based on speed and whether pedaling is required to propel the bike.