Patty Ritchie calling for UTV legalization

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State Senator Patty Ritchie is again calling for the state to legalize “side-by-side” four-wheelers.

Senator Ritchie has proposed similar measures in the past.

This time, the proposal would make the side-by-sides, or UTVs, legal while also creating a statewide trail system that would be funded by ATV registration fees.

The measure, according to Senator Ritchie, would help local tourism along with giving riders new opportunities.

New York is the only state where the so-called side-by-side four-wheelers are not permitted.

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