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ATV tragedies – on roadways, rather than trails — are widespread and have increased in recent years. Nevertheless, a push is under way in states, counties and towns across the country to open more roads to ATVs. Read more»

This 'No motor vehicles' sign was vandalized, and the trails beyond were made from off-road vehicle travel in unauthorized areas of the Tonto National Forest within Mesa Ranger District boundaries.

Rather than continuing to discourage off-road vehicle riders from leaving sanctioned roads, the U.S. Forest Service has proposed opening hundreds of miles of “user-generated” paths to recreational users. Read more»