State of Maine ATV Laws

Lake Arrowhead Community, the York County Sheriff’s Office, the Maine Warden Service, and the Maine State Police have the following expectations in regard to Maine State ATV laws:

- ATVs are not to operate on private property without permission of the landowner.

- ATVs are not to operate on public ways except as provided by law.

- ATVs must stop before entering or crossing a public way.

- ATVs must yield right-of-way to motor vehicles.

- Helmets must be worn by those under the age of 18.

- ATV operators under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult, have completed a ATV safety course, and provide proof of said course upon demand by law enforcement.

- ATV passengers under the age of 18 must wear a helmet.

- ATV exhausts must be effectively muffled and cannot be modified.

- ATVs must be equipped with front and rear lights which are required after dark.

- ATV’S may not be operated on closed trails that are posted as such.

- ATV snorkel kits are illegal in the State of Maine.

- ATVs cannot be operated to endanger.

- ATVs cannot be operated recklessly.

- ATVs are must be operated with reasonable and prudent speed (if on LAC ways THIS MEANS NO MORE THAN 25 MPH).

****This is not a complete list of ATV laws. This list is a simplified version of the more common statutes from M.S.R.A. Title 12.  ATV owners and operators are responsible for knowing what the actual statutes are.  A link to is provided in the “Links” section of this website which will take you to the ATV section as written by the Maine Legislature.

Last updated: July, 2014.  Ride safe.

Submitted for Lake Arrowhead Community by:


Deputy Sheriff Shawn Sanborn

York County Sheriff’s Office

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