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Any one try to "street legal" one yet. Like license plate legal?
 

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Would've been done if the dealer had gotten me a plate sooner. I will probably go this week and do it.

All you need here is brake lights, a tag light, horn and a mirror. And insurance. Pretty easy to do, hence probably 99% of the quads/SxS's here are SL.
 

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thats pretty awesome

so does that mean you can go through the drive through in a pioneer? :D
Even if it was illegal, I'm sure the drive through would still serve you in your Pioneer :D

The laws for what is street legal or not changes a lot depending on where you are living so you've got to check with your local laws to find out.
 

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In my township, my road is a legal ATV trail. No SxS are allowed. Stupid.
 

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Got my plate today. Now street legal ( in theory anyway ;) ). At some point i will add a horn and mirror...but it has been my experience in AZ that if you don't do something stupid, LEO's won't pull over for no mirror as long as you have the tag. My Foreman never had mirrors or a horn. Never a problem.
 

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In almost all rural areas in Ontario it is legal to drive an ATV roadside with few restrictions as long as you are wearing a helmet, have insurance and a license on the machine. Unfortunately our provincial government (you know- those really smart people who make the rules) do not recognize UTV's and they are not allowed on any roadway, although insurance and licences are required by law if you are off your own property.
In my area I have to travel by road approx 3/4-1 mile in order to get to my wood lot or other trails and have passed the Law a few times without an issue. I guess the locals will let it slide as long as you are not being a jerk.
 

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Its amazing to me how serious some take the difference in off road vehicles. As I was saying earlier, we can drive our ATV down to the bar at the end of my road, but I "can't " venture out to get my mail with my 700-4 without possibility of citation.

Last year I was heading out to one of my deer stands. I was driving my ATV down the local snowmobile trail I let run the edge of my property. This guy actually stopped his sled and read me the riot act about how I can't have an ATV on that trail. He wasn't even from in state. Here he is standing on my property telling me my off road vehicle can't be there...... jeesh! I then explained to him how he was on my property and he would be the reason people would be driving up the edge of the road from now on.

Reminds me a lot of Harley vs (enter your foreign bike here)

Can't we all just get along!
 

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In almost all rural areas in Ontario it is legal to drive an ATV roadside with few restrictions as long as you are wearing a helmet, have insurance and a license on the machine. Unfortunately our provincial government (you know- those really smart people who make the rules) do not recognize UTV's and they are not allowed on any roadway, although insurance and licences are required by law if you are off your own property.
In my area I have to travel by road approx 3/4-1 mile in order to get to my wood lot or other trails and have passed the Law a few times without an issue. I guess the locals will let it slide as long as you are not being a jerk.
Hi David, I have the same issue down here except not as bad the authorities here do not know how to classify them so they treat them as ATV's. I found this notice issed by Transport Canada on December 10 / 2013.

"Transport Canada is issuing this notice to clarify the proper classification of utility-terrain vehicles (UTVs) under the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (MVSR). Many off-road UTVs are equipped with on-road features to the point of meeting the definition of an on-road vehicle.
Transport Canada looks at these UTVs on a case by case basis to assess their on-road capability. This ensures that vehicles designed with on-road capabilities are not improperly classed to get around federal standards."

They don't know what to do about them! I am no Lawyer but I bet if we put turn signals and a horn on them they would have a hard time to prosecute in court.

BTW I have one of those 1961 series wives also, that was a good year!
 

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Dick, while I have no doubt a 1961 wife is a great one. My 76' is pretty good too. She's an European import! :)
 

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Well, to answer your question, I just asked mine and showed her David's signature tags. She said "no, I'm guessing they would expect it".

So your in the clear
 

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Just checked with my local law enforcement. The Pioneer is good to go for rural roads, no state or federal highways and towns regulate them as to whether they can be driven on road. Towns gotta get those tax bucks.
 

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Thanks for the Transport Canada update Dick, I am going to get more familiar with it.

As far as the model year of wife, I think this is just like any of your other treasured items, take good care of it and keep up the regular maintenance and they will run forever, regardless of the mileage.
 
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