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17 Pa. Code § 21.112. Snowmobiles.

§ 21.112. Snowmobiles.

 (a)  Operating a snowmobile is permitted in accordance with this section.

 (b)  Operating a snowmobile in violation of Chapter 77 of the Vehicle Code (relating to Snowmobile and All-Terrain Vehicle Law) is prohibited.

 (c)  The following are prohibited except with written permission of the Department:

   (1)  Operating a snowmobile on a road, trail or area that has not been posted as open for snowmobiles.

   (2)  Operating a snowmobile outside of the period from the day following the last day of regular or extended rifle deer season as established by the Game Commission through the following April 1, unless the district forester designates an earlier date that is prior to April 1.

   (3)  Operating or riding on a snowmobile without wearing a securely fastened helmet which meets the specifications established for motorcycle helmets in 67 Pa. Code Chapter 107 (relating to motorcycle helmets).


   The provisions of this §  21.112 issued under sections 302, 313 and 502 of the Conservation and Natural Resources Act (71 P. S. § §  1340.302, 1340.313 and 1340.502); and the Crimes Code, 18 Pa.C.S. § §  7505 and 7506.


   The provisions of this §  21.112 adopted September 4, 2015, effective September 5, 2015, 45 Pa.B. 5493.

Cross References

   This section cited in 17 Pa. Code §  21.123 (relating to violation of rules regarding conduct in State forests).

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