ATV Safety: Safety Courses: Educational Programs: Programs & Resources: Maine Dept of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

ATV Safety

Participation in an ATV education course will teach how to properly operate and maintain an ATV. Laws, responsibilities and personal safety will also be covered. Passage of a final exam is required. You must attend every day of the class in order to receive your certificate.

Total Course = 6 hours

  • Proper Operation and Safety (Riding Skill-Equipment-Maintenance) = 2 Hours
  • Laws = 1/2 Hour
  • Emergencies & Survival = 40 Minutes
  • Map & Compass = 1 Hour
  • Self Help First Aid = 20 Minutes
  • Environmental/Landowner/Ethics = 1 1/2 Hours

New courses will be posted below as they become available.

Can't find a course for your area? Contact the Recreational Safety Division Office at (207) 287-5220.

Students under 16 years of age must be accompanied by parent or guardian.

When registering either by telephone or email, please be sure to include your full name, telephone number, and which course, date and location you are signing up for.

ATV Safety Institute Riders Course

The ATV Rider course may be taken in place of and Inland Fisheries and Wildlife course as a legal substitute. For information on the ASI Course, see http://atvsafety.org/atv-ridercourse/ – Select ATV Rider Course, Click on Online Enrollment, and follow prompts for information on requirements. Note: The ATV Safety Institute E-Course is not recognized by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

Current Courses

County
Location
Contact
Date/Time
Info

York
Limington – Old Limington Town Hall
Lisa Gagnon – (207) 766-1744 for questions/information **FULL**
August 28, 8am-4pm **FULL**

Register online
Course is FULL

Penobscot
Lincoln – Penobscot Off Road Rider's Club
Henry Carey – (207) 290-0508 or henryc@midmaine.com to register **FULL**
August 20, 9am-3:30pm **FULL**

Course is FULL