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WVC 17 F- 1 - 9 §17F-1-9. Definition of all-terrain and utility terrain vehicle.
(a) As used in this chapter, "all-terrain vehicle" or "ATV" shall mean 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.

(b) "Utility-terrain vehicle" shall mean 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.

(c) As used in this article, all-terrain vehicles shall mean all-terrain vehicles and utility-terrain vehicles.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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