As used in this article, as amended from time to time, the following terms shall mean, as follows, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
Dealer means any person engaged in the commercial sale of snowmobiles.
Department means the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
Director means the Director of the State Department Natural Resources (DNR).
Highway, street or right-of-way means the entire width between the boundary lines of every way publicly maintained when any part thereof is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel.
Operate means to ride in or on and to be in actual physical control of the operation of a snowmobile.
Operator means any person who operates or is in actual physical control of a snowmobile.
Owner means any person, other than a lien-holder, having the property in or title to a snowmobile, and entitled to the use or possession thereof.
Person means an individual, partnership, corporation, the state and any of its agencies or subdivisions, and any body of persons whether incorporated or not.
Public Property means land and waters which are owned or leased and subject to the control of the State of Indiana, the Town of St. John, or any political subdivisions, or entities thereof.
Snowmobile means any motor driven vehicle designed for travel primarily on snow or ice of a type which utilizes sled type runners or skis, or an endless belt tread or any combination of these or other similar means of contact with the surface upon which it is operated.
Vehicle means a snowmobile.