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On highways other than toll ways, interstate highways, and fully or limited access controlled highways, the following laws apply.

  • You may cross these highways at a 90-degree angle to the roadway. To do so, you must:
    • Select a crossing point where no obstruction prevents a quick and safe crossing and …
    • Bring your snowmobile to a complete stop before crossing the roadway and …
    • Yield the right-of-way to all oncoming traffic.
  • You must operate your snowmobile at least 10 feet from the highway and in the same direction as the traffic.
  • You may operate on these highways when it is necessary to:
    • Cross a bridge or culvert or …
    • Reach an area adjacent to a highway where snowmobile operation is allowed.
Trail marker indicating it is okay for snowmobile riders
You may operate your snowmobile through a city, village, or incorporated town on roadways that have been designated as local snowmobile routes.