Currently registered off-highway vehicles may be operated on public land, trails, streets, or highways that are posted by sign or designated by map or description as open to off-highway vehicle use by the controlling federal, state, county, or municipal agency.
Utah Code Ann. § 41-22-10.1
ATVs operated on public land must be registered.
ATVs may not be operated along, across, or within the boundaries of an interstate freeway or controlled access highway.
A person may not operate an off-highway vehicle upon any street or highway, not designated as open to off-highway vehicle use, except:
An off-highway vehicle must be equipped with: brakes, headlights and taillights when operated during hours of darkness, a noise muffling device, spark arrestor, and safety flag when operated on sand dunes.
A violation of the above sections is now an infraction.
Persons under 8 years of age may not operate an ATV, unless participating in a sanctioned race or organized practice and under the direct supervision of an adult, where there are emergency personnel and an ambulance service at the race or organized practice ready to administer medical services. § 41–22–29
A person under the age of 18 must wear protective headgear.
An operator and passengers of off-highway implements of husbandry are exempt.
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