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More trails would combat problem drivers says P.E.I. ATV Federation

2 Sep 2016 11:02 AM | Anonymous

The ATV federation says more trails are what's needed to help with problem riders, but that will require more government involvement.

Recently, RCMP have been cracking down in the Tignish area writing tickets and seizing some vehicles but last week they had more trouble — people were refusing to pull over and taunting officers. 

The P.E.I.  ATV Federation says this latest report from police only drives homes their point — there needs to be more trails to ride on.

The organization has been busy working with landowners to create new trails but president Paul Wilbert said western P.E.I. is a special case

"It's very wet and swampy....we have to pick and choose where the  trails can go," said Wilbert.

"It is extremely difficult and that's one of the reasons why we're seeing more issues up west, because they can't ride into those woods, it's swamp and bikes and water don't mix.

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