N.Y. Parks Rec. & Hist. Preserv. Law § 2403. Operation of ATVs.
ATVs may not be operated on highways, but an ATV may make a direct crossing on a highway other than an interstate highway or a controlled access highway if the crossing is made between the hours of one-half hour after sunset to one-half hour before sunrise or in conditions of reduced visibility, only if both front and rear lights are lighted. An ATV may be operated on any highway which has been designated and posted as open for travel by ATVs. No person may operate an ATV on any public lands, waters and property other than a highway, except lands which have been designated and posted for travel by ATVs. No person may operate an ATV on the private property of another without permission.
§ 2404. Operating rules.
No person may operate an ATV:
A person may not operate an ATV with a passenger unless the ATV is designed to carry passengers with a permanent seat attached.
§ 2406. Equipment.
ATVs must have:
§ 2407. Liability insurance.
Must have liability insurance, subject to regulation.
§ 2410. Operation by minors.
No person under the age of sixteen years may operate an ATV except upon lands owned or leased by his parent or guardian, unless he is under general supervision of a person eighteen years of age or over or a person sixteen years of age or over who holds an ATV safety certificate. A person ten years of age but less than sixteen years of age who has received safety training as prescribed by the commissioner and has received the appropriate ATV safety certificate issued by the commissioner may operate an ATV in the same manner as a person who is sixteen years of age or older.
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