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Your snowmobile should have the following equipment.

  • Working headlight with a clear lens
  • Red rear light
  • Windshield free from sharp or jagged edges, or eye protection
  • Fully functional brake in good condition
  • Efficient exhaust system
    • The system must not exceed 73 decibels on the A scale at 50 feet away in a normal operating environment.
    • Replacement “after-market” exhaust systems that exceed the manufacturer's original equipment specifications are illegal.
DOT approved safety helmet

While on the SSTS, you must wear:

  • A safety helmet approved by the Department of Transportation
  • Eyeglasses, goggles, or face shield, if a windshield is not present on the snowmobile