ORV| Mountain Sledder Magazine
The off-road vehicle prohibition in BC that has plagued recreational vehicle enthusiasts from months now has been lifted. Off-road vehicle use is once again permitted on crown land in areas throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre, Kamloops Fire Centre and Southeast Fire Centre. However, it should be noted that some area restrictions are still in effect on Crown land in the vicinity of large wildfires in those areas. Also, campfire bans are still in place throughout much of BC.
Effective 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time, Friday, August 4, 2017, the operation of any off-road vehicle for recreational purposes on Crown land will be prohibited throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre, Kamloops Fire Centre and Southeast Fire Centre. In addition, all on-highway vehicles must remain on defined road surfaces.
Okay fine, you won’t die, but as of November 1, 2015 there is a new registration system for all off-road vehicles (ORVs) in BC and it is mandatory. If you fail to register your off-road vehicle, you could be ticketed and/or charged with an offense. FYI, 41,478 ORVs have been …
Poaching a park on your snowmobile will not be tolerated and if caught you will be punished to the fullest extent of the law. Here’s what to expect when you get busted:
$250,000 fine and jail time for second offence