Watch and read the personal stories of Westerners who have been directly affected by the activities of reckless ORV riders and why hey think visible identification and stricter penalties will help curb this growing problem. The following videos were shot and produced by Responsible Trails America.
- Above, a large and diverse group of people from all across the West discuss their experiences with ORV trespass and call for large, visible ID on off-road vehicles. - John Wainright, custom bowyer and hunter in Central Oregon, discusses his past problems with irresponsible ORV use while tracking game. - Charlie Day, property owner in the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area, talks about how he has had to shoulder the ramifications of ATV trespass. - Mike McGlenn, Chairman of the Back Country Horsemen of America, discusses his struggles with ATV/ORV trespass in Northwest Washington state. - Frank Adams, 40-year veteran of law enforcement and former Executive Director of the Nevada Sheriffs' and Chiefs' Association - Sage Dorsey, Central Oregon rancher - Jack Duggan, Vietnam veteran and fourth-generation tree farmer in Oregon - Ambers Thornburgh, second-generation rancher near Redmond, Oregon (Ambers also penned an op-ed in The Oregonian, "Trespassing by ATV: We need to protect ranching and recreation") -Jeanne Marie Olmo, property owner and Andrew Fulks (Director of the U.C. Davis Putah Creek Riparian Reserve), Rich Marovich Streamkeeper for the Lower Putah Creek Coordinating Committee, Solano County Water Agency) and Libby Earthman from Putah Creek Council) - Shannon Raborn, director of Responsible Trailers America and Colorado outdoor enthusiast
In our travels, we've gathered the personal stories of Westerners who have been directly affected by the activities f reckless ORV riders and why they think visible identification and stricter penalties will help curb this growing problem. Watch and read what others are saying:
However, the video below shows that illegal riding is still causing damage in Coconino National Forest. And 17 Low Desert Ranchers recently wrote in the Arizona Republic about how license plates on ORVs can help them stop the riders who are trespassing on their properties and costing them thousands of dollars to repair damage.
To learn more about registering an ORV in Arizona, click here.