Each ATV used on public land, public ice, or a designated riding trail of this state shall be currently registered. An all-terrain vehicle registered in another state must also be issued a user permit in this state.
Iowa Code Ann. § 321I.3
ATVs may not be operated on a highway unless used for agricultural purposes between the hours of sunrise and sunset, for the purpose of surveying by a licensed engineer or land surveyor, or where designated.
A person operating an all-terrain vehicle on a highway shall have a valid driver's license and the vehicle shall be operated at speeds of thirty-five miles per hour or less.
An all-terrain vehicle that is owned by the owner of land adjacent to a highway, other than an interstate road, may be operated by the owner of the all-terrain vehicle, or by a member of the owner's family, on the portion of the highway right-of-way that is between the shoulder of the roadway, or at least five feet from the edge of the roadway, and the owner's property line. A person operating an all-terrain vehicle within the highway right-of-way under this subsection must comply with the registration, safety, and age requirements.
Iowa Code Ann. § 321.234A
ATV must have suitable and effective muffling device.
Iowa Code Ann. § 321I.12
Every ATV operated during the hours of darkness must display a lighted headlight and taillight. Every ATV must be equipped with brakes.
Iowa Code Ann. § 321I.13
A person may not operate an ATV:
Iowa Code Ann. § 321I.14
A person under 12 years of age may not operate an ATV unless the person is taking a prescribed education training course and the operation is under the direct supervision of a certified all-terrain vehicle education instructor, or the operation is under the direct supervision of a responsible parent or guardian of at least eighteen years of age who is experienced in ATV operation and who possesses a valid driver's license.
Iowa Code Ann. § 321I.21
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