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WATVs (Wheeled All-Terrain Vehicles) Issues and Reminders

WATVs (Wheeled All-Terrain Vehicles) Issues and Reminders

April 12, 2017 by Jim Doherty
Category: Traffic Regulation and Enforcement

The 2013 legislature made major changes to the authority of riders to use some off-road vehicles on public roads. Since then WATVs have been increasingly used on public roads in the State of Washington. This post will provide some updates and reminders concerning issues related to WATV use.

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New Traffic Laws and the MTO

New Traffic Laws and the MTO

August 8, 2013 by Paul Sullivan
Category: Traffic Regulation and Enforcement

While a county, city, or town can adopt its own traffic code - and some cities have - many cities and towns, and a few counties, have instead adopted the Model Traffic Ordinance ("MTO") to serve as their own.  The MTO is a...

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All-Terrain Vehicles Renamed and Rolling

All-Terrain Vehicles Renamed and Rolling

July 23, 2013 by Jim Doherty
Category: Traffic Regulation and Enforcement

The 2013 Legislature has significantly changed the statutes relating to the use of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and other types of off-road vehicles in the State of Washington. ESHB 1632 (Laws of 2013, 2d Spec. Sess., ch. 23), which goes into effect on...

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