A bill that would make it legal for all-terrain vehicles and off-road utility vehicles to travel on state and county highways appears to be on a fast track in the Iowa House.

The legislation cleared initial review today in a House subcommittee and is a priority for House State Government Committee chairman Bobby Kaufmann of Wilton. Kaufmann said ATVs are allowed on the roads in 22 states, plus two-thirds of Iowa counties have local ordinances allowing ATVs on local streets and roads.

“I want to make it clear that in every county that this has happened, the ensuing accidents and deaths and Armageddons that were predicted did not happen,” he said.

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