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New Jersey

State Laws
  • All riders (operator and passengers) must wear a helmet.
  • All ATVs used on public roads and lands must be registered, with renewal once each year.
  • No one under 18 may operate an ATV on public lands without a safety training certificate.
  • No one under 14 may operate an ATV on public lands or cross roads.
  • No one under age 16 shall operate an ATV over 90 cc on public lands or across a highway.
  • ATV use on public roads and highways is prohibited, except to cross these roads.
  • No ATV shall be operated without a lighted headlight and taillight from hour before sunset to hour after sunrise.
State Agency that Regulates ATVs: State Police. View their Web Site: www.njsp.org
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State ATV Deaths
Total Reported Deaths (1982-2011):
*Data collection for 2008-2011
is ongoing
81
Reported Deaths (1982-2007): 67
Reported Deaths (2008-2011):
*Data collection for 2008-2011
is ongoing
14
Reported Deaths (1982-2007):
Children under 16
13

"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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