32-20A-7 Conditions permitting operation on roadways--Unauthorized operation as misdemeanor.
Conditions permitting operation on roadways--Unauthorized operation as
A snowmobile may be operated upon or across a roadway:
To cross at right angles to the roadway only after stopping and yielding the right-of-way
to all approaching traffic and crossing as closely as possible to an intersection or
When there is no ditch along either side of a roadway, then on the shoulder or berm until
there is a ditch on the right-hand side of the roadway which can be traversed;
When by reason of a bridge or culvert or other obstruction, it is impossible to proceed,
then only in the right lane of the roadway and for only such distance as necessary to clear
When permitted in writing by a law enforcement officer or a county civil defense director
as authorized under § 32-20A-8;
When snow has not been removed from a roadway which has been obstructed and is not
used by other types of motor vehicles.
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The operation of a snowmobile on or across a roadway in a manner not permitted by this section
is a Class 2 misdemeanor.
Source: SL 1971, ch 182, § 6; SL 1972, ch 179; SL 1978, ch 158, § 42.
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