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County Of Wellington Considers Allowing Off-Road Vehicles On County Roads

The County of Wellington is considering allowing off-road vehicles, like ATVs, side-by-sides, and off-road motorcycles, on county roads.

Currently six out of seven municipalities in the county allow off road vehicles on their township roads, but the rugged modes of transport are not permitted on county-owned arteries, which tend to have higher speeds and traffic volumes. In a report to Tuesday’s county roads committee meeting, staff recommended things stay that way.

“The current ORV prohibition on county roads is effective, reduces liability and helps to facilitate the safe and efficient use of the county road network,” the report said.

Puslinch Mayor James Seeley disagreed…

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