Off-road vehicles restricted in backcountry

NEWS RELEASE
For Immediate Release
2017FLNR0208-001391
Aug. 4, 2017, KAMLOOPS

Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, the operation of any offroad
vehicle for recreational purposes on Crown land will be prohibited throughout the Cariboo
Fire Centre, Kamloops Fire Centre and Southeast Fire Centre. In addition, all on-highway
vehicles must remain on defined road surfaces.
This step is being taken to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety. The
operation of any off-road vehicles in these regions during the current wildfire situation creates
a potential wildfire risk. While jeeps, trucks and other on-highway vehicles are permitted on
designated roads, they are not allowed off-road.
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