Idaho Statutes

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TITLE 67
STATE GOVERNMENT AND STATE AFFAIRS
CHAPTER 71
RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES
 67-7101. Definitions. In this chapter:
(1)  "All-terrain vehicle" or "ATV" means any recreation vehicle with three (3) or more tires and fifty (50) inches or less in width, having a wheelbase of sixty-one (61) inches or less, has handlebar steering and a seat designed to be straddled by the operator.
(2)  "Board" means the park and recreation board created under authority of section 67-4221, Idaho Code.
(3)  "Bona fide snowmobile program" means services or facilities as approved by the department that will benefit snowmobilers such as snowmobile trail grooming, plowing and maintaining snowmobile parking areas and facilities, and trail signing.
(4)  "Dealer" means any person who engages in the retail sales of or rental of snowmobiles, motorbikes, utility type vehicles or all-terrain vehicles.
(5)  "Department" means the Idaho department of parks and recreation.
(6)  "Designated parking area" means an area located, constructed, maintained, and signed with the approval of the land manager or owner.
(7)  "Director" means the director of the department of parks and recreation.
(8)  "Highway." (See section 40-109, Idaho Code, but excepting public roadway as defined in this section)
(9)  "Motorbike" means any self-propelled two (2) wheeled motorcycle or motor-driven cycle, excluding tractor, designed for or capable of traveling off developed roadways and highways and also referred to as trailbikes, enduro bikes, trials bikes, motocross bikes or dual purpose motorcycles.
(10) "Off-highway vehicle" means an all-terrain vehicle, motorbike, specialty off-highway vehicle or utility type vehicle as defined in this section.
(11) "Operator" means any person who is in physical control of a motorbike, all-terrain vehicle, utility type vehicle, specialty off-highway vehicle or snowmobile.
(12) "Owner" means every person holding record title to a motorbike, all-terrain vehicle, utility type vehicle, specialty off-highway vehicle or snowmobile and entitled to the use or possession thereof, other than a lienholder or other person having a security interest only.
(13) "Person" means an individual, partnership, association, corporation, or any other body or group of persons, whether incorporated or not, and regardless of the degree of formal organization.
(14) "Public roadway" means all portions of any highway which are controlled by an authority other than the Idaho transportation department.
(15) "Snowmobile" means any self-propelled vehicle under one thousand (1,000) pounds unladened gross weight, designed primarily for travel on snow or ice or over natural terrain, which may be steered by tracks, skis, or runners.
(16) "Specialty off-highway vehicle" means any vehicle manufactured, designed or constructed exclusively for off-highway operation that does not fit the definition of an all-terrain vehicle, utility type vehicle or motorbike as defined in this section. The vehicle classification provided for in this subsection shall become effective on January 1, 2010.
(17) "Utility type vehicle" or "UTV" means any recreational motor vehicle other than an ATV, motorbike or snowmobile as defined in this section, designed for and capable of travel over designated roads, traveling on four (4) or more tires, maximum width less than seventy-four (74) inches, maximum weight less than two thousand (2,000) pounds, and having a wheelbase of one hundred ten (110) inches or less. A utility type vehicle must have a minimum width of fifty (50) inches, a minimum weight of at least nine hundred (900) pounds or a wheelbase of over sixty-one (61) inches. Utility type vehicle does not include golf carts, vehicles specially designed to carry a disabled person, implements of husbandry as defined in section 49-110(2), Idaho Code, or vehicles otherwise registered under title 49, Idaho Code. A "utility type vehicle" or "UTV" also means a recreational off-highway vehicle or ROV.
(18) "Vendor" means any entity authorized by the department to sell recreational registrations.
(19) "Winter recreational parking locations" means designated parking areas established and maintained with funds acquired from the cross-country skiing account.

History:
[(67-7101) 49-2603, added 1969, ch. 338, sec. 3, p. 1061; am. 1982, ch. 95, sec, 118, p. 185; 1983, ch. 239, sec. 1, p. 644; am. 1986, ch. 323, sec. 1, p. 790; am. and redesig. 1988, ch. 265, sec. 532, p. 843; am. 1989, ch. 106, sec. 1, p. 239; am. 1990, ch. 391, sec. 4, p. 1096; am. 2003, ch. 87, sec. 3, p. 268; am. 2006, ch. 42, sec. 1, p. 122; am. 2007, ch. 117, sec. 1, p. 361; am. 2008, ch. 409, sec. 10, p. 1136; am. 2009, ch. 157, sec. 11, p. 472; am. 2011, ch. 158, sec. 3, p. 445.]

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