There are two different categories of electric powered bicycles / tricycles in Australia
Power Assisted Bicycles (PABS)
The traditional category of Electric Bicycles and Tricycles has been in existence forever - and is quite basic and straight forward:
200W motor output. The motor is activated by either a ‘twist grip accelerator’ OR by ‘pedal activation
Electric Powered Activated Cycles (EPACS)
The new second category is quite different.
250W motor output - new category.
The motor is ONLY activated by ‘pedal activation’ In short you MUST pedal to activate the motor and if you STOP pedaling, the motor stops