Snirt Run has lacked adequate insurance
|By Christina Scanlon, Watertown Daily Times, N.Y.|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
The current insurance policy does not cover the all-terrain vehicle poker run, according to
In previous years, the event was cosponsored by the
Then-Club Vice President
That certificate proves a joint policy is held by all snowmobile clubs in NYSSA.
"It does not cover ATVs,"
"I think we are covered,"
The Snirt Run is the Barnes Corners Sno-Pals' largest fundraiser, registering more than 3,000 participants last year.
"I'm already working on it," he said. "I'm in the middle of one application."
Lewis County Legislative Chairman
When asked if county liability insurance, which normally covers ATV trails, also would cover roads opened for this event, he said he did not know.
"This is something we've just had brought to our attention. We're going to have to look into it further," he said.
One field heavily damaged as a result of last year's Snirt Run was off
When asked by board members last week who is responsible for damage,
Asked who would be responsible if the operator could not be identified, he said, "I don't know."
Lowville Town Supervisor
The county has asked
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