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WVC 17F-1-9

§17F-1-9. Definition of all-terrain and utility terrain vehicle.

(A) As used in this chapter:

(1) “All-terrain vehicle” or “ATV” means any motor vehicle designed for off-highway use and designed to travel on not less than three low-pressure tires, having a seat or saddle designed to be straddled by the operator and handlebars for steering control and intended by the manufacturer to be used by a single operator or by an operator and no more than one passenger.

(2) “Utility-terrain vehicle” means any motor vehicle with four or more low-pressure tires designed for off-highway use having bench or bucket seating for each occupant and a steering wheel for control.

(3) “Motorcycle” means any motor vehicle manufactured with no more than two wheels and having a seat or a saddle for the use of the operator.

(b) As used in this article, “all-terrain vehicles” and “vehicle”, or the plural, mean all-terrain vehicles, utility-terrain vehicles and motorcycles.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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