The Handbook of Massachusetts Off-Highway Vehicle Laws
An OHV is not a toy. It’s a vehicle built primarily for off-road recreation. OHVs can provide hours of safe, enjoyable off-road riding. But OHVs also can be dangerous if you don’t understand your vehicle or know proper riding procedures.
Safe and Responsible
Safety on Massachusetts off-road areas is the responsibility of everyone. Use the handbook to familiarize yourself with the steps to make your 4-wheeler outings safe and enjoyable.
It’s the Law!
Massachusetts law enforcement officers enforce state OHV regulations to make your off-road experience safe and pleasant. Cooperate with them by following the state OHV laws and guidelines in this handbook.
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The Massachusetts off-roading handbook is also available in free web and PDF versions.
This Official OHV Handbook is designed to introduce you to Massachusetts laws governing OHVs and to provide basic information about the safe operation of these vehicles. As trails and recreation areas become more crowded, it’s more important than ever for people to operate these vehicles safely and responsibly.Massachusetts Environmental Police