Contact Information

Brandon Police Service

1020 Victoria Avenue
Brandon, MB

Emergencies 911

Non-Emergencies 204-729-2345

Off-Road Vehicles for Snow Clearing

Off-Road Vehicles can be very convenient to assist in clearing snow during times of heavy snow accumulation; however, their use is prohibited in a number of areas.


Please be advised that the current laws under the Manitoba Off-Road Vehicles Act do not allow the use of Off-Road Vehicles on the following surfaces:

(a) upon or across a roadway or the shoulder thereof;

(b) on or across the median of a divided highway;

(c) on the right-of-way of an interchange; or

(d) on or across a sidewalk.


Off-Road Vehicles can include:

Any wheeled or tracked motorized vehicle designed or adapted for cross-country travel on land, water, ice, snow, marsh, swamp land or other natural terrain and includes, but is not limited to,

(a) a snowmobile,

(b) an all-terrain vehicle,

(c) a mini-bike, dirt-bike and trail-bike,

(d) a miniature vehicle such as a dune or sport buggy,

(e) an off-road maintenance machine,

(f) an amphibious vehicle, and

(g) a four-wheel drive motor vehicle or motorcycle that is being driven elsewhere than on a highway, whether or not it is registered under The Drivers and Vehicles Act,

But does not include agricultural equipment, infrastructure equipment, or a garden tractor, lawnmower, lawn tractor or golf cart.


Operating an off-road vehicle on any of the above areas could result in a fine of $113.00.  Please take the time to familiarize yourself with the Off-Road Vehicles Act to know your limitations and responsibilities as an owner.


Off-Road Vehicles Act:


Reminder:  Operating a Snow Mobile within the city limits is prohibited and can result in a fine of $200.  The City Of Brandon has designated routes for snowmobiles:

snowmobile map

Sergeant Kirby Sararas #119

Public Information Officer

Community Support

For media inquiries: (204)729-2373 or


For general inquiries or to file a report:

(204)729-2345 or


Anyone with information on any unsolved crime is asked to call Brandon Crime Stoppers at 204-727-(TIPS) 8477, or by texting BCSTIP and your message to CRIMES (274637).  Crime Stoppers pays up to $2000.00 cash for information that leads to the solution of a crime.