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US Regulatory Information for Ninebot Products

State Rules

Ninebot products comply with all Federal product standards and applicable safety standards requirements. Ninebot personal transportation robots may be used in all 50 states on private property with the permission of the property owner. As of February 2016, 45 states and the District of Columbia have enacted legislation to allow use of Ninebot products on sidewalks, bike paths, and certain roads.  You can check regulations in your state from the links below.  Many of these laws use the term "Electric Personal Assistive Mobility Device (EPAMD)" or "Personal Motorized Mobility Device", which are generally defined so as to include the Segway or Ninebot products.  In most cases, state legislation gives local authorities the option of enacting additional laws about Ninebot use.  Legislation governing use of Ninebot PTRs and Ninebot Ones is primarily at the state level. The following states have enacted permissive legislation.

Certain states have no prohibitions against the use of powered conveyances on sidewalks and in pedestrian areas. These states include:

  • Arkansas
  • Kentucky
  • Massachusetts
  • North Dakota
  • Wyoming

Airplane Rules

The International Air Transportation Association (IATA) published several ruling on how lithium batteries can not transported on the airlines. The latest rule was published on April 2016.

Lithium Batteries as Cargo Ruling (December 2015)

Lithium Batteries as Cargo Ruling Update (April 2016)