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Hunter on an ATV

Shooting from vehicles is unsafe, unethical, and in many instances illegal.

  • In Pennsylvania, it is illegal to hunt from any motorized vehicle, including ATVs; this includes molesting, stirring up, or driving any game animals or game birds with a motorized vehicle.
  • It is illegal in Pennsylvania to operate an ATV off the trail, or there may be trails specifically closed to ATV use.
  • In Pennsylvania, it is prohibited to operate an ATV off roads or trails in a manner that damages or disturbs the land, wildlife, or vegetation.
  • Some states require that ATVs be equipped with approved and operating spark-arresting mufflers and comply with sound regulations.
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