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How To Make Your Off-Road Vehicle Road Legal

How To Make Your Off-Road Vehicle Road Legal

Getting Licensed in Washington State

We’re here to help get your off-road vehicle modified for legal on-road use. First, check that your vehicle has been equipped with the necessary gear. The equipment checklist follows.

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

These are the equipment standards set by Washington State:

☐ Headlights
☐ Tail lights
☐ Brake light
☐ Reflectors
☐ Turn signals
☐ Rear view mirror (2 for UTVs; see law details here.)
☐ Windshield or goggles/ glasses / face shield
☐ Horn
☐ Spark arrester / muffling device
☐ Seat belts (for UTVs)

Once these requirements are met, you are ready to prepare for inspection as required by the state.

INSPECTION

For this step, bring your machine in to us or another licensed dealer. Here at Don Johnson Sales, you can contact us by clicking here to make an appointment, or just call ahead for an estimate of how soon we can complete your inspection. We will verify that your ATV or side by side has all the required equipment installed. We’ll then sign off on the vehicle and give you a completed form and receipt for the DOL.

TITLE & INSURANCE

When you visit the Department of Licensing to re-title your ORV, you will need to show proof of liability insurance. You will also need to present your vehicle’s title. If your vehicle is financed, the title is at the bank. Contact the bank to ask about completing this step.

View additional details here on the Washington Department of Licensing’s website.

ROAD LEGAL

To complete the process, take your inspection form, vehicle title and proof of liability insurance to the DOL. With your vehicle equipped, inspected, insured and re-titled, you are now ready to hit the approved roads!

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT or call/text 509-525-1111

Looking for a windshield or mirror to complete your road legal checklist? Check out a partial selection of our parts inventory by clicking here. 

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Mammoth Deck MD-1000
  • Usage:
  • Stock#:00058
  • Horse Power:
  • Seats:
  • Vehicle Width:
  • Color: Black

The Mammoth™ UTV rack system is a universal truck rack system to carry almost any side-by-side on almost any full-size long box pickup truck. It is 100% safe, and road legal. The MD-1000 UTV rack system is designed to haul almost any 2-seat side-by-side on the market that is under 120" overall length, and under 74" overall width. If you have a 4-seat UTV, please consider checking out the MD-2000 4-Seat UTV rack system we also carry. We do installations - call for more information.

THIS RACK SYSTEM IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH THE FOLLOWING:

Dodge RAM trucks with "Ram-boxes"
Nissan Titans
Toyota Tacoma
Honda Ridgeline
Chevrolet Colorado
GMC Canyon
Jeep Gladiator
Any vehicle without the sufficient payload and GVWR

$4,145.00 More Details
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Mammoth Deck MD-2000
  • Usage:
  • Stock#:00055
  • Horse Power:
  • Seats:
  • Vehicle Width:
  • Color: Black

The Mammoth™ UTV rack system is a universal truck rack system to carry almost any side-by-side on almost any full-size long box pickup truck. It is 100% safe, and road legal. The MD-2000 4-seat UTV Rack system can only be installed on long box pickup trucks. (For short box trucks, please see our inventory of MD-1000 2-Seat models). The MD-2000 UTV rack system is designed to haul almost any 4-seat side-by-side on the market that is under 165" overall length, and under 74" overall width. We do installations - call for more information.

THIS RACK SYSTEM IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH THE FOLLOWING:

Dodge RAM trucks with "Ram-boxes"
Nissan Titans
Toyota Tacoma
Honda Ridgeline
Chevrolet Colorado
GMC Canyon
Jeep Gladiator
Any vehicle without the sufficient payload and GVWR.
Any pickup truck without a long box cargo box. (8')

$4,345.00 More Details
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