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Reach and Operate Law

The operator of an off-highway motor vehicle shall be able to reach and operate all controls necessary to safely operate the vehicle. (CVC §38304)

(a) Neither a parent or guardian of a child who is under 14 years of age, nor an adult who is authorized by the parent or guardian to supervise that child, shall grant permission to, or knowingly allow, that child to operate an off-highway motor vehicle in a manner that violates Section 38304.
   (b) A person convicted of a violation of subdivision (a) is punishable as follows:
   (1) For a first conviction, the court shall impose a fine of thirty-five dollars ($35).
   (2) For a second conviction, a fine of not less than thirty-five dollars ($35) nor more than fifty dollars ($50).
   (3) For a third or any subsequent conviction, a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50) nor more than seventy-five dollars ($75). (CVC §38304.1)

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