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  • All riders (passengers and operator) under 18 must wear a helmet at all times.
  • All ATVs must be titled and registered; registration renewal is once every three years.
  • No one under 16 may register an ATV.
  • ATV use on highways is prohibited, except for agricultural or industrial purposes.
  • No one under 16 may operate an ATV unless on a parentís land or accompanied by a parent.
  • Passengers may not be carried except for agricultural purposes and except for ATVs designed to carry more than one person.
State Agency that Regulates ATVs:  State Police. View their Web Site: UNAVAILABLE
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State ATV Deaths
Total Reported Deaths (1982-2011):
*Data collection for 2008-2011
is ongoing
Reported Deaths (1982-2007): 265
Reported Deaths (2008-2011):
*Data collection for 2008-2011
is ongoing
Reported Deaths (1982-2007):
Children under 16

"The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is providing the abovementioned information on state laws for your convenience. CPSC is expressing no opinion on any of these various requirements. To ensure full compliance with the laws in your state, CPSC recommends that ATV owners and riders check with their state government or legislative officials for a detailed list of off-road vehicle laws and regulations."

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