Pursuant to the Off-Road Vehicle Act, off-road vehicles are prohibited from travelling on highways, subject to the following limited exceptions:
- Operators may drive their ATV directly across certain roads.
- A farmer may drive an ATV on a road when the ATV is being used for farming operations. A slow moving vehicle sign must be displayed on the rear of the vehicle.
- When operating a single person ATV do not carry passengers. A passenger changes the weight distribution of the vehicle from the initial design and inhibits the ability of the driver to shift his / her position on the vehicle for control and stability.
A highway is defined to include a common and public highway, street, avenue, parkway, driveway, square, place, bridge, viaduct or trestle, any part of which is intended for, or used by the general public for the passage of vehicles and includes that area between the lateral property lines.