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Didion, Ken
April 2006
New York State Conservationist;Apr2006, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p28
Answers a question on where one can legally operate an all terrain vehicle (ATV) in New York. Very few trails on public lands are designated for ATV use. The Vehicle and Traffic Law specifically prohibits the operation of ATV on roads or on public lands or trails, unless they are designated and posted for ATV use. The law also prohibits the operation of ATVs on other's private lands unless one have the owner's permission.


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