Now that the warmer weather has ramped up in the Capital Region, it's more common to see illegal and unsafe ATV and dirt bike use all over the streets, especially in Albany. Reckless riders zip through parks, many times they're going the wrong way on one-way streets and I've even seen them on sidewalks weaving around pedestrians. Kudos to the Albany Police department. After many complaints from
All hours of the day, you can see and hear illegal dirt bikes and ATV's screaming up and down the Lark Street area of Albany. They travel in packs - their faces covered and vehicles unregistered - sometimes just 2 or 3 of them but I've seen as many as 10-12 at a clip. They pop wheelies, weave through traffic, go the wrong way down one-way roads, and even climb sidewalks. At times it feels unsafe
Albany needs to do something about people illegally (and dangerously) riding their ATV's up and down certain heavily populated streets. If the city doesn't address the situation soon, an innocent bystander is going to get seriously injured. I was able to capture part of their reckless rumble on video.