What rules govern the use of ATV in Rice County?
The use of ATVs in Rice County is governed by Minnesota State Statute. The seasonal ban is highlighted in red below:
84.928 OPERATION REQUIREMENTS; LOCAL REGULATION.
Subdivision 1. Operation on roads and rights-of-way; class 1 vehicles.
...(g)A person shall not operate a class 1 all-terrain vehicle within the public road right-of-way of a trunk, county state-aid, or county highway from April 1 to August 1 in the agricultural zone unless the vehicle is being used exclusively as transportation to and from work on agricultural lands....