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ARS § 28-1171. Definitions


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Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 28 – Transportation

Synopsis: Defines the term “off-highway vehicle” which the State of Arizona can use to determine if your vehicle is banned from using roads restricted to street-legal vehicles. Used specifically for state-managed lands like state parks and state trust lands.

§ 28-1171. Definitions

6. “Off-highway vehicle”:

(a) Means a motorized vehicle that is operated primarily off of highways and that is designed, modified or purpose-built primarily for recreational nonhighway all-terrain travel.
(b) Includes a tracked or wheeled vehicle, utility vehicle, all-terrain vehicle, motorcycle, four-wheel drive vehicle, dune buggy, sand rail, amphibious vehicle, ground effects or air cushion vehicle and any other means of land transportation deriving motive power from a source other than muscle or wind.
(c) Does not include a vehicle that is either:
(i) Designed primarily for travel on, over or in the water.
(ii) Used in installation, inspection, maintenance, repair or related activities involving facilities for the provision of utility or railroad service or used in the exploration or mining of minerals or aggregates as defined in title 27.

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