Beginning July 1, 2015, the province is implementing the following changes to ensure that ORV and ATV riders safely reach their destination:
- More types of ORVs and ATVs, including two-up ATVs, side-by-side ATVs and utility-terrain vehicles (UTVs), will be allowed to use the shoulder of public roads.
- All riders — including drivers and passengers of all ages — will have to wear a helmet and use a seatbelt or foot rests, where applicable
Thank you to everyone who wrote letters, participated in surveys and helped ATV enthusiasts across the province be heard. The announcement today shows that working together we can help shape the future of our sport in Ontario!
Read the full MTO press release here.