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This website publishes administrative rules on their effective dates, as designated by the adopting state agencies, colleges, and universities.

Rule 1501:47-4-04 | Vehicle operation.


(A) No person shall operate a motor vehicle, bicycle, or other vehicle upon a scenic river land except upon roads, driveways, trails, or parking lots designated for such purposes.

(B) No person shall operate a motor vehicle, bicycle or other vehicle on any road or driveway within the boundaries of a scenic river land in excess of ten miles per hour, except when otherwise posted.

(C) It shall be unlawful for any person to operate or permit the operation of a vehicle, bicycle or motor vehicle on any scenic river land in a manner that, if operated in the same manner on a public highway or street, would be a violation of state law.

(D) No person shall park any vehicle on any scenic river land in any area not specifically designated for that purpose.

(E) Whenever a law enforcement officer finds any vehicle stopped, parked or standing in an area prohibited by this rule, unattended upon or within the right of way of any road, trail, or driveway, is positioned where said vehicle clearly obstructs pedestrian or vehicular traffic, or may be hazardous to property or people, the officer may arrange for the removal of said vehicle. Costs and risks of such removal shall be borne by the operator or owner of said vehicle.

(F) The following are prohibited for use upon state scenic river lands:

(1) In-line skates,

(2) Roller skates,

(3) Skateboards

(4) Street luges, and

(5) Other similar, non-traditional vehicles designed for recreational use.

(G) Emergency services and other government vehicles are not subject the the provisions of this rule while conducting official business.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 1546.04
Amplifies: 1546.02, 1546.04, 1547.81
Five Year Review Date: 1/30/2026
Prior Effective Dates: 9/20/2010