Regulating ATVs

Res #: 18-10A
Number: 18
Year: 2010
Midterm: No
Expired: Yes
Responses Received: No

WHEREAS there are regulations concerning the operation and licensing of motorcycles and snowmobiles; and


WHEREAS few, if any, regulations exist for quads and similar all terrain vehicles (ATV’s);


BE IT RESOLVED that regulations be established to provide for:


  1. mandatory licensing for operation of ATV’s on public roads;
  2. operation of ATV’s on public roads only by licensed operators;
  3. a requirement for operators of ATV’s  to wear approved helmets when operating on public roads.

Response from Honourable Jim Reiter, Minister of Highways and Infrastructure:

In regard to Resolution 18-10A, I am referring your letter to my colleague, the Honourable June Draude, Minister Responsible for SGI to provide you with a detailed response. Ms. Draude will respond to you directly.