New guidelines for snowmobile driving within the countryside are proposed

– The committee was given a mandate to evaluate the present regulation with a view to elevated native self-government and fewer paperwork, whereas on the identical time caring for nature and outside life, says committee chief and lawyer Jon Christian Fløysvik Nordrum.

The Motor Visitors Regulation Committee handed over its report back to Local weather and Setting Minister Andreas Bjelland Eriksen (Ap) on Tuesday.

The Act regulates the whole lot from the usage of electrical bicycles to tractors, snowmobiles and motorboats, in addition to take-off and touchdown by helicopter and airplane within the countryside and on waterways.

– It has been central to the committee to suggest a regulation that takes care of nature and outside life, says Nordrum.

The committee has weighed the utility worth of motor site visitors in opposition to attainable dangerous results. It’s open to driving for enterprise functions, for instance, however the regulation is extra restrictive in relation to leisure driving.

Amongst different issues, it’s proposed that snowmobile trails needs to be decided by plans within the Planning and Constructing Act.

– Touring by, for instance, snowmobiles or all-terrain autos is helpful in lots of contexts. On the identical time, there is no such thing as a doubt that motor site visitors could cause disadvantages for nature and outside life. I’m involved that sooner or later we should additionally guarantee steadiness between the varied concerns, says Bjelland Eriksen.

The committee was arrange by the Solberg authorities in 2021 following a parliamentary decision through which the federal government was requested to place ahead proposals to amend the Motor Visitors Act.

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2024-05-21 20:37:23

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