There are a number of laws that relate to snowmobiles in New York State.

NYS laws regarding snowmobiling
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Below we have listed the most common laws that we receive questions about.

  1. General Obligations Law § 9-103, No duty to keep premises safe
  2. New York City Administrative Code § 18-108.1, Prohibitions on beaches.
  3. Railroad Law § 83-A, Operation of snowmobiles on railroad property.
  4. OPRHP Law § 21.02, Snowmobile trail maintenance entities.
  5. OPRHP Law § 21.05, Definitions.
  6. OPRHP Law § 21.07, Fee for snowmobile trail development and maintenance.
  7. OPRHP Law § 25.01, Rules and regulations.
  8. OPRHP Law § 25.03, Operation of snowmobiles; general.
  9. OPRHP Law § 25.04, Designation of certain trails.
  10. OPRHP Law § 25.05, Operation on highways.
  11. OPRHP Law § 25.09, Operation on highways and public lands; auth. by gvrmt agencies.
  12. OPRHP Law § 25.13, Liability insurance.
  13. OPRHP Law § 25.17, Equipment.
  14. OPRHP Law § 25.18, Trail grooming equipment; requirements.
  15. OPRHP Law § 25.19, Operation by youthful operators.
  16. OPRHP Law § 25.21, Responsibility for operation by minors.
  17. OPRHP Law § 25.23, Duties and liability for negligence.
  18. OPRHP Law § 25.24, Operating under the influence of alcohol.
  19. OPRHP Law § 25.25, Accidents; reports.
  20. Vehicle & Traffic Law § 2230. Suspension and revocation of registrations; offenses; penalties.
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