Since the vehicles are not licensed for on-road use, ATV/UTV consumers are not protected or governed by the same laws in Arkansas as cars and trucks, according to KATV.com.
A man traded in his 2014 Yamaha Viking with 1,722 miles on it and it was later sold with an odometer reading of 44 miles.
Executive director of the Arkansas Motor Vehicle Commission, Greg Kirkpatrick, commented that there is no law requiring the mileage of side-by-side utility vehicles to be listed on titles despite the change in price.
“This is one of those cases where you’re buying a used ATV or utility vehicle, you have to do some substantial due diligence,” Kirkpatrick said.
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