Illegal Use Of Motor Vehicles And Radios To Take Wildlife

The Use of Motor Vehicles While Hunting

There are a large number of areas in the U.S. where hunting is permitted. However, there are many regulations that must be followed. Failure to carefully follow a states Division of Wildlife regulations can lead to harsh penalties and fines, loss of hunting privileges and even jail time if the violation is severe enough. When hunting in any given area, the use of a motor vehicle while hunting is illegal. A hunter cannot be traveling on a vehicle while hunting, nor can he/she use the vehicle in any way to attempt to bring down an animal. It is also unlawful to discharge a firearm or an arrow from a motor vehicle with the intent to take wildlife. Violating these regulations is considered a misdemeanor and if convicted, fines and hunting license suspension can occur. If you or someone you know has been charged with a driving and hunting violation, it is best to contact a wildlife violation defense attorney from to ensure you have the best defense.

Illegal Use of Radios To Take Wildlife

As with the use of motor vehicles, using radios or aircraft to spot wildlife and communicating via the radio the wildlife's location to another person is illegal. Anyone using a radio as an aid to hunting or pursuing wildlife shall be considered to be in violation of State Division Wildlife regulations. This violation is also a misdemeanor and has harsh penalties and possible hunting license suspensions if convicted. It is also unlawful to use any other type of electronic devices such as cell phones, instant messaging or email to communicate information on the whereabouts of game to another. This violation carries the same penalties as above.

Wildlife Violations Defense Attorney Can Help You

Hunters from out of state, and even sportsmen residing in their home states, don't always know the laws and regulations fully before they go out on a hunting trip. It is best to be informed ahead of time regarding hunting regulations to prevent surprises. However, if you or someone you know has been charged with a violation contact our highly trained and skilled wildlife violation defense lawyers to assist with your defense. We are available for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call us today.

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