RCW 46.10.470

Operating upon public road or highway lawful, when.

Notwithstanding the provisions of RCW 46.10.460, it shall be lawful to operate a snowmobile upon a public roadway or highway:
Where such roadway or highway is completely covered with snow or ice and has been closed by the responsible governing body to motor vehicle traffic during the winter months; or
When the responsible governing body gives notice that such roadway or highway is open to snowmobiles or all-terrain vehicle use; or
In an emergency during the period of time when and at locations where snow upon the roadway or highway renders such impassible to travel by automobile; or
When traveling along a designated snowmobile trail.
[ 2011 c 171 § 31; 1972 ex.s. c 153 § 23; 1971 ex.s. c 29 § 11. Formerly RCW 46.10.110.]


IntentEffective date2011 c 171: See notes following RCW 4.24.210.
Purpose1972 ex.s. c 153: See RCW 79A.35.070.