2012 Vermont Statutes
Title 23 Motor Vehicles
§ 1135 Trespass by motor vehicle

23 V.S.A. § 1135. What's This?

§ 1135. Trespass by motor vehicle

(a) A person commits the offense of trespass by motor vehicle if the person, knowing that he or she is not privileged to do so,

(1) operates a motor vehicle and obstructs a private driveway, barway or gateway; or

(2) operates a motor vehicle and travels over a private road which is so marked, or travels over other private lands; or

(3) operates a motor vehicle on any land which is owned or held by the state:

(A) that is not a place or trail specifically designated and marked by the secretary of natural resources for use by motor vehicles; or

(B) contrary to any rule governing the use of the place or trail.

(b) A person who violates this section shall be fined not more than $100.00 for each offense or if the violation results in damage to property the person shall be fined not more than $175.00 for each offense.

(c) As used in this section, "motor vehicle" does not include an all-terrain vehicle or snowmobile.

(d) This section shall not apply to any highway open to the public. (Added 1989, No. 247 (Adj. Sess.), § 2.)

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