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trunk, county state aid, or county highway only if the person has in immediate possession a valid snowmobile safety certificate issued by the Commissioner or a valid motor vehicle operator’s license issued by the Commissioner of Public Safety or the driver’s license authority of another state. No person under the age of 14 years shall operate a snowmobile on any public land or water under the jurisdiction of the Commissioner unless accompanied by one of the following listed persons on the same or an accompanying snowmobile, or on a device towed by the same or an accompanying snowmobile: the person’s parent, legal guardian or other person 13 years of age or older. However, a person 12 years of age or older may operate a snowmobile on public lands and waters under the jurisdiction of the Commissioner if the person has in immediate possession a valid snowmobile safety certificate issued by the Commissioner, as provided by M.S. § 84.872, as it may be amended from time to time.
(B) It is unlawful for the owner of a snowmobile to permit the snowmobile to be operated contrary to the provisions of this section.
(1990 Code, § 1001.050)
(C) Notwithstanding any prohibitions in this subchapter, a snowmobile may be operated on a public thoroughfare in an emergency during the period of time when, and at locations where, snow upon the roadway renders travel by automobile impractical.
(1990 Code, § 1001.090)
Penalty, see § 71.99