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Accompanied by means when a person is within sight and when actual physical direction and control can be effected.

ATV (All Terrain Vehicle) means any motor-driven vehicle which has one or more low-pressure tires (less than 10 psi) designed to carry passengers and/or payloads weighing less than 1,000 pounds and not exceeding 50 inches in width and designed to travel off maintained roads.

OHRV (Off-Highway Recreational Vehicle) is any mechanically propelled vehicle used off of a public way for recreational or pleasure purposes and dependent on the ground or other surface for travel. All legally registered motorized vehicles used off the highway for these purposes shall be deemed as an OHRV.

Operate means to use that vehicle in any manner for transportation.

Public Way means any public highway, street, sidewalk, alley, parking lot or frozen body of water. Public way includes both the traveled portion of a road and the sides or shoulder of a road up to the boundary of abutting property owners.

Resident is a person who has not claimed residency in any other state for any purpose. Presentation of a valid N.H. driver’s license or N.H. non-driver photo ID is required to prove residency.

Snowmobile means a vehicle not more than 54 inches wide and not more than 1,200 pounds designed to travel over snow or ice, supported by skis, belts or cleats.

Trail Bike means any motor-driven wheeled vehicle on which there is a saddle or seat for the operator and/or passenger designed to travel off maintained roads.

Trail Connector means a specific part of an OHRV trail within a state highway right-of-way authorized by DOT. Contact Bureau of Trails for approved list.

RSA 215-A:1 or RSA 215-C:1


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