Officers apprehended the man, 22, after the electric motorcycle he was riding collided with a moving car on Niddrie Mains Road on Monday morning.
He has been charged with seven offences and his bike has been seized. He will be held in custody pending a court appearance.
A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Following a report of an electric motorcycle colliding with a car on Niddre Mains Road, Edinburgh, around 9.15am on Monday, 20 June, a 22-year-old man, the driver of the motorcycle, was arrested and charged in connection with the incident.
"He was due to appear at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Tuesday, 21 June, 2022.”