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State Laws
  • All ATVs manufactured after 1987 must be titled.
  • All ATVs operated on public lands must be registered, renewing registration once each year.
  • No one under 8 may operate an ATV on public lands.
  • To operate an ATV on public lands, the operator must possess a safety training certificate or a driver's license.
  • ATV use on streets or highways is prohibited, unless crossing these roads or the road has been designated as an Off-Highway Vehicle riding area.
  • ATVs shall not be operated between sunset and sunrise without a lighted taillight and headlight.
State Agency that Regulates ATVs: None.
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State ATV Deaths
Total Reported Deaths (1982-2011):
*Data collection for 2008-2011
is ongoing
Reported Deaths (1982-2007): 159
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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