Rule Of The Road
BE FAMILIAR WITH OHV LAWS AND TRAIL MANNERS
The Utah/Arizona Club and Kane County in conjunction with Utah State Parks and Recreation, encourages responsible OHV use. Please adhere to the following Utah State vehicle laws, which will be enforced.
- All off-highway vehicles operated or transported must be on public land roads must be currently registered with a Utah OHV sticker unless resgistered as street legal in Utah. All out of state OHV’s must have a Utah sticker.
- Motorized vehicles may only be operated on designated roads, trails and open areas.
- Off-highway vehicle operators and passengers under 18 years of age must wear properly fitted, safety-rated helmets.
- All operators 8 through 15 years old must possess an off-highway vehicle certificate issued by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation.
- Operators under 8 years of age cannot operate off-highway vehicles on public land.
For more information regarding Utah off-highway vehicle laws and rules, contact the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation at (801) 538-7220 or visit their website at www.stateparks.utah.gov/ohv.
OHV OFF-ROAD MANNERS
- Please pack out all garbage.
- The hiker, horseback rider, or vehicles has right-of-way for reasons of safety and the rule of common courtesy. Moderate your speed especially around blind corners.
- Signs, trail markers, and roads and trails on public lands should be respected. Please protect them by not going off route, power sliding at corners, and using appropriate gearing while in sandy routes.
- Traveling in pairs is recommended for safety in back country areas.
- Do not block, restrict, or otherwise interfere with the use of a road, trail or gate.
- Always ride in control. Ride within your abilities and your machine’s capabilities. Always wear appropriate safety gear.
- Always tell someone where you are going and when you will return. Carry a first aid kit, survival equipment and needed tools and repair equipment and spare parts.
- Obtain travel maps, learn the rules and follow them, stay on the trails and routes. Do not pioneer new routes or trails or cut across switchbacks.
- Stay away from livestock or wild animals, they have the right-of-way.
- Get permission to go across private property. Respect land owner rights. Obey gate closures and regulatory signs. Leave gates as you found them.