WVC 17 F- 1 - 7
§17F-1-7. Applicability of rules of operation.
(a) Every person operating an all-terrain vehicle upon a
public road or highway of this state shall be subject to all of the
duties applicable to the driver of a vehicle by the provisions of
chapter seventeen-c of this code except where inconsistent with the
provisions of this article and except as to those provisions of
chapter seventeen-c of this code which by their nature can have no
(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (a) of this
section, a motor vehicle operator's license is not required of an
operator of an all-terrain vehicle when he or she is operating said
vehicle in conformity with the provisions of subdivision (2),
subsection (a) or subsection (b), section one of this chapter
except when the operator is under the age of eighteen and is
transporting a passenger under the age of eighteen.