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The city council several weeks ago narrowly approved the use of golf carts, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), and utility task vehicles (UTVs) on city streets despite plenty of public opposition. The city has since decided that the first day the vehicles can be operated legally will be Friday, November 1.

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It might soon be legal to drive an ATV or a UTV on a gravel road in Lee County. Supporters of the proposed ordinance say it's a long time coming.


All-terrain vehicles (ATV) and similar four-wheel utility vehicles can now be driven legally on gravel roads in Des Moines County. The County Board cast the final vote, this week, in support of the new rule.