Registration of ATVs to be Required in New Jersey

Date: 
01/19/2010
Source: 
The Daily Journal.com
Advocacy Issue: 
ATV Legislation in New Jersey

 

One day before leaving office, Gov. Jon S. Corzine signed a bill that requires registration for off-road vehicles.

But advocates for riders say they succeeded in winning a condition that the penalties in the law won't take effect before the state designates at least one public riding area.

The legislation requires off-road vehicles to be registered, have license plates and be insured like automobiles. It set greater penalties for illegal riding on public land or on private property without landowners' permission.