You may operate an ATV or UTV on private property in Indiana only with the consent of the property owner.
You may not generally operate an ATV or UTV on public streets in Indiana. You may, however, ride on the right-of-way adjacent to a public highway, except a limited access highway, so long as there is sufficient room to do so without endangering life or property.
You may also cross a public highway, other than a limited access highway, at a 90-degree angle to get from one riding area to another. Before doing so, you must first come to a complete stop and yield to all traffic.
Sullivan County does allow ATV/UTV operation on county roads subject to state regulations. The city of Merom does not have any additional regulations.
Anyone operating an ATV/UTV on a public road must have a valid driver's license.
Riders under the age of 18 must wear a helmet.
ATV/UTV Equipment Requirements
If you are involved in an ATV or UTV accident in Indiana, you must notify the nearest law enforcement authorities as quickly as possible if the accident resulted in serious injury or death of person or estimated property damage of $750 or more.