In Ohio, electric personal assistive mobility devices (EPAMDs), including hoverboards, are allowed to be operated on public streets, highways, sidewalks, and bike paths, as long as certain conditions are met.

EPAMD operators must yield the right-of-way to pedestrians and human-powered vehicles at all times and give an audible signal when overtaking and passing pedestrians. They are also required to have proper lighting and reflectors if operating at night.

EPAMDs are not allowed to be operated on streets or highways with a speed limit of 55 miles per hour or more, or on specialized paths where signs are posted. Operators under the age of 18 must wear a protective helmet, and those under 16 must be supervised by someone 18 years or older.

Children under 14 are prohibited from operating EPAMDs.

Any distribution or sale of an EPAMD must include a written warning about using protective equipment. Violations of certain provisions can result in fines and additional penalties, such as impoundment of the device or a prohibition from operating EPAMDs for a certain period of time.

Ohio is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States. It is the 7th most populous state in the country and has a diverse economy, including manufacturing, agriculture, and services. Ohio is known for its vibrant sports culture, with professional teams like the Cleveland Cavaliers, Cincinnati Bengals, and Cincinnati Reds. Some well-known cities in Ohio are Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, and Akron.