"Off-Road Use of Motorized Vehicles
Use of vehicles on other public lands:"
- "Trails and areas on public lands should be closed to all vehicles unless
i. determined to be appropriate for their use
through completion of an analysis, review, and
implementation process, and
ii. officially posted with signs as being open."
- "The process must include
i. application of objective criteria to assess whether
or not environmental quality can be effectively
maintained, and whether the safety and enjoyment
of all users can be protected;
ii. a public review and comment procedure involving
all interested parties; and
iii. promulgation of effective implementing
regulations where impacts are sufficiently low that
vehicle use is appropriate. "
- "Trails and areas designated for vehicular use must
be monitored periodically to detect environmental
damage or user interference inconsistent with the
above criteria. Where this occurs, the trail or area
must be closed to vehicles unless effective
corrective regulations are enforced"
do they want you banned from your land?
They don't want to share it
- "Excessive noise, which, in close proximity, may result in physiological effects on animals and humans, or may
induce anxiety, altering animal behavior patterns, and
which, in most circumstances, seriously degrades the
solitude of wild areas for other users;"
they stopping at public land?
are starting to make rules for you on private
land as well! You can bet more rules are on the way!
- "When using private land, all vehicle operators must
have in their possession written permission from the
they stopping at land use?
are starting to make rules for you!
- "Motorized vehicle operators should be
licensed on their ability to operate the vehicles and
knowledge of all laws relating to vehicle operation
they stopping with ORV's?
No you mountain bikers need to
theme is the same with all of the Green
groups - close it all
immediately. Then make you
spend time and money on studies and court battles to
reopen it! If you climb, bike, jeep, fish,
hunt, jet ski, boat, etc. - your sport is next!!