Anyone operating a UTV must meet these legal requirements for seat belts.
- If a UTV is equipped with seat or safety belts:
- Any operator under 18 years of age must wear a seat belt and have it properly adjusted and fastened and...
- All passengers under 18 years of age must wear seat belts and have them properly adjusted and fastened.
- Any passenger under 7 years of age and less than 57 inches tall must be secured by a child restraint system that is properly fastened. The child restraint system must meet the DOT standards as stated in Title 49, Section 571.213 of the Code of Federal Regulations.