The new Off Road Vehicle (ORV) Act was introduced in the BC legislature today. Please News Release below or the attached pdf for the full text.
For Immediate Release
Feb. 24, 2014
N E W S R E L E A S E
Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
ORV legislation will keep B.C.’s backcountry safe
VICTORIA – Bill 13, the Off Road Vehicle Act introduced today, promises certainty, safety and regulatory structure for thousands of off-road enthusiasts.
The proposed Off Road Vehicle – or ORV – Act replaces the 40-year-old Motor Vehicle (All Terrain) Act with a modern management structure, designed to align with existing regulatory regimes at minimal cost.
Increased use of quads, snowmobiles and other ORVs has helped British Columbians get out and enjoy the beauty of the province’s backcountry. Bill 13 will help ensure these vehicles are driven in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.
The act, if passed and brought into force, will: