In Mississippi, an “electric assistive mobility device” refers to a self-balancing two-tandem wheeled device that can only transport one person. This device has an electric propulsion system that limits its maximum speed to fifteen miles per hour. Hoverboards fall under this designation.

According to § 63-3-208, electric personal assistive mobility devices (or EPAMDs) can be operated in the following locations:

(a) Marked bicycle paths
(b) Streets or roads where bicycles are permitted
(c) Sidewalks, as long as the person operating the device yields to pedestrians, gives an audible signal before overtaking and passing a pedestrian.

Mississippi is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. It is the 32nd largest and 34th most populous state in the country. The state’s nickname is “The Magnolia State” and its capital city is Jackson. Mississippi is known for its rich history, southern charm, beautiful rivers, and vibrant music culture. The state is famous for being the birthplace of blues music and is considered a key location in the development of American music. Some well-known cities in Mississippi include Biloxi, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Meridian, and Tupelo.