Yukon Territories
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This page includes a brief summary of provincial/state laws regulating ATV / Off-highway vehicle use current to April 2012. It is not intended as an absolute reference as laws are subject to change without notice and many potential prohibited acts may be covered by other legislation or statutes. It is recommended that you consult with the latest version of state statutes or provincial legislation.
General prohibited acts that may not be covered by specific OHV legislation include trespassing on private property, unlawful use of OHV on public highways, reckless use of off-highway vehicles, operation of off-highway vehicles while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, damage to public or private property or damage to natural habitats or protected areas which are all unlawful in every province and state.
Preamble

The Yukon Territories does not currently have provincial legislation covering the use of off highway vehicles, however many municipalities have bylaws covering use of off highway vehicles within municipal limits.

 
General Prohibitions
It is unlawful to operate an off highway vehicle on public roadways or highways unless that vehicle meets all federal safety requirements for highway operation and also meets all registration and insurance requirements of the Yukon Territories Motor Vehicle Act.

It is unlawful to operate an off highway vehicle on private lands or public lands leased to third parties without the prior permission of the landowner or lease holder.



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OHV Registration / Permit
The Yukon Territories does not currently require registration of off-highway vehicles, however non-residents are recommended to possess valid registration and decals from their home province or state.