2021 New York Laws
VAT - Vehicle and Traffic
Title 11 - Registration of Snowmobiles, Motorboats and Limited Use Vehicles
Article 48-B - Registration of All Terrain Vehicles
2281 - Definitions.

Universal Citation: NY Veh & Traf L § 2281 (2021)
§ 2281. Definitions.  For  the  purposes of this article:  1. (a) "All
terrain vehicle" or "ATV" means  any  self-propelled  vehicle  which  is
manufactured  for  sale for operation primarily on off-highway trails or
off-highway  competitions  and  only  incidentally  operated  on  public
highways  providing  that such vehicle does not exceed seventy inches in
width, or one  thousand  pounds  dry  weight.  Provided,  however,  this
definition  shall  not  include  a  "snowmobile" or other self-propelled
vehicles manufactured  for  off-highway  use  exclusively  designed  for
travel on snow or ice, steered by skis or runners and supported in whole
or in part by one or more skis, belts or cleats which utilize an endless
belt tread.

(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (a) of this subdivision, the term "all terrain vehicle" or "ATV" shall not include any vehicle used for agricultural purposes or for snowplowing, other than for hire, provided, however, that any such vehicle shall register as an "all terrain vehicle" or "ATV" pursuant to the provisions of this article if such vehicle is used or is intended to be used for any purpose other than agricultural purposes or for snowplowing and shall be regulated in accordance with provisions governing the operation of "all terrain vehicles" or "ATV's" while in such use. 2. "Dealer" means any person engaged in the business of selling ATVs at wholesale or retail.

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