Failure to register your ATV or abide by the rules can be costly. First offenses range from $50 to $200 plus the cost of prosecution. A second offense carries a fine of $100 to $300 plus the cost of prosecution. Failure to register your vehicle or failure to have liability insurance is an automatic $300 fine plus cost of prosecution.

Law enforcement agency responsibility
All law enforcement officers in the state, including local and state police, are authorized to enforce the Snowmobile/ATV Law. In general:

  • State Forest and State Park lands -State Forest Officers and DCNR Rangers
  • State Game Lands - Wildlife Conservation Officers and Deputy WCOs
  • Municipal and state roadways - municipal and state police
  • Private property - municipal and state police

You must stop when signaled by a law enforcement officer. Failure to do so could result in fines and loss of your registration.