§ 71.03  OPERATION REQUIREMENTS.
   It is unlawful for any person to operate a recreational motor vehicle:
   (A)   On private property of another without specific written permission of the owner of the property;  (Written permission may be given by a posted notice of any kind or description, so long as it specifies the kind of vehicles allowed, that the owner, occupant or lessee prefers, such as by saying “Recreational Vehicles Allowed,” “Trail Bikes Allowed,” “All-Terrain Vehicles Allowed” or words substantially similar.)
   (B)   On publicly-owned land, including school, exclusive city streets, park property, playgrounds, recreation areas and golf courses, except where permitted by this subchapter;
   (C)   In a manner so as to create a loud, unnecessary or unusual noise which disturbs, annoys or interferes with the peace and quiet of other persons;
   (D)    On a public sidewalk or walkway provided or used for pedestrian travel;
   (E)   At a place while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or narcotics or habit-forming drugs;
   (F)   At a rate of speed greater than reasonable or proper under all the surrounding circumstances;
   (G)   At any place in a careless, reckless or negligent manner so as to endanger or be likely to endanger any person or property or to cause injury or damage thereto;
   (H)   On any public street, highway or right-of-way unless licensed and registered pursuant to Minnesota law;
   (I)   To intentionally drive, chase, run over or kill any animal, wild or domestic;
   (J)   By halting any recreational motor vehicle carelessly or heedlessly in disregard of the rights or the safety of others or in a manner so as to endanger or be likely to endanger any person or property or in excess of 25 miles per hour on publicly-owned lands; and/or
   (K)   Without headlight and taillight lighted at all times if the vehicle is equipped with headlight and taillight;
   (L)   Without a functioning stoplight if so equipped;
   (M)   Without a brake operational by either hand or foot;
   (N)   At a speed exceeding ten miles per hour on the frozen surface of public waters within 100 feet of a person not on an all-terrain vehicle or within 100 feet of a fishing shelter;
   (O)   Helmet and seat belts required as per state law:
      (1)   A person less than 18 years of age shall not ride as a passenger or as an operator of a vehicle regulated herein on public land, public waters, or on a public road right-of-way unless wearing a safety helmet approved by the Commissioner of Public Safety.
      (2)   A person less than 18 years of age shall not ride as a passenger or as an operator of a vehicle regulated herein without wearing a seat belt when such seat belt has been provided by the manufacturer.
   (P)   All-terrain vehicles and passengers:
      (1)   An ATV operator 12 to 17 years of age may carry one passenger on a Class 1 ATV only if the passenger is a parent or legal guardian.
      (2)   An operator 18 years or older may carry one passenger on a Class 1 ATV or up to the number of passengers for which a Class 2 ATV was designed.
      (3)   ATVs are motorized vehicles with at least three, but no more than six, low pressure or non-pneumatic tires with a total dry weight less than 2,000 lbs.
      (4)   Class 1 ATV has a total width of 50 inches or less from outside of tire rim to outside of tire rim.
      (5)   Class 2 ATV has a total width greater than 50 inches but not more than 65 inches from outside of tire rim to outside of tire rim.
      (6)   Persons operating ATVs on all county roadways shall operate the ATV on the right shoulder or the extreme right-hand side of the road, and shall make left turns across the road only if it is safe to do so under prevailing conditions.
      (7)   No person shall operate an ATV on county roads at speeds greater than 30 miles per hour.
Penalty, see § 10.99