Modifying your ATV
You cannot make any modification to your snowmobile or ATV as you please. The
Act governing off-highway vehicles
regulates all improvements.
Modifying an ATV
The following safety equipment is mandatory for an ATV:
Exhaust and breaking systems
You cannot remove or modify any of the above equipment.
In addition to the mandatory safety equipment, an ATV built after January 1, 1998 must be equipped with:
Red stop light at the rear
Rear-view mirror firmly attached to the left side of the vehicle
Did you modify the safety equipment and exhaust system on your ATV? You’ll have to pay a fine of $250 to $500.
Modifying your snowmobile
Removing or modifying safety equipment from your snowmobile is prohibited.
Moreover, you cannot modify your snowmobile’s exhaust system or one of its components.
Did you modify your ATV? You’ll have to pay a fine of $250 to $500.
Modifying an ATV to carry a passenger
Since June 2009 and under the law, an ATV can be modified to carry one passenger. Is your ATV designed to carry just one person? You can modify it by adding a booster seat in accordance with the seat manufacturer’s instructions.
However, you must be aged 18 to drive an ATV that has been thus modified.