12.1. When transporting a passenger, the operator of an off-highway vehicle modified in accordance with section 21.1 or 21.2 may drive only
(1) on a trail referred to in section 15;
(2) on a public highway within the meaning of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2), under the conditions set out in this Act;
(3) on a trail laid out on a road situated on land in the domain of the State and operated by an off-highway vehicle club under the conditions provided for in section 8.1 or, if there is no such trail on such a road, on the road itself, but only for the distance required to reach a trail referred to in section 8.1 or section 15; or;
(4) on a private road open to public traffic, but only for the distance necessary to reach a trail referred to in section 8.1 or section 15.