Indiana Snowmobile Laws
Indiana Off Road Vehicle Laws
General Snowmobile Information
Indiana Code 14-16-1 Off Road Vehicle State Code
- If you operate a snowmobile on public property, it must be registered
- Registration is $30.00 for three years.
- Snowmobiles may be rode on the public right-of-way adjacent to a public highway, except a limited access highway.
- You may cross a public highway, other than a limited access highway, at right angles to get from one area to another. Before crossing, make a complete stop and yield right-of-way to all traffic.
- Cities, towns, and counties have individual laws pertaining to snowmobiles. Check before riding.
- A snowmobile must have at least 1 headlight and 1 tail light, which must be on between dusk and dawn.
- Ride at a reasonable speed in relation to existing conditions.
- Do not ride while under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
- Do not harass or endanger wildlife.
- Do not ride on any property without permission of the landowners.
- Do not ride on railroad track or railroad right-of-way.
*Any questions regarding snowmobile laws can be directed to your local Conservation Officer.
Other helpful information
*Use the buddy system - Never ride alone! In case of an accident or machine failure, that second machine and rider may be your only means of a safe return.
*Be sure to carry - Spare spark plugs
Spare drive belt
First aid kit
Flashlight and batteries
Cellular phone with a fully charged battery
*Always remember - Every snowmobiler is an example of this great sport. Make your example a good one by respecting the right and property of others.