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 - 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 South Berwick - S. Berwick Community Center Ed Coleman - (207) 490-2736 or for questions/information **FULL** July 09, 8am-3pm **FULL**

Register online Course is FULL

Aroostook Easton - Easton Recreation Department Hillary Hallett - (207) 488-6601 or for questions/information July 09, 8:30am-4:30pm

Register online Combination ATV/Snowmobile Course

Kennebec Sidney - Kramer's Inc Kim Kramer-McAvoy - (207) 547-3345 for questions/information July 09, 8:30am-3:30pm

Register online

Somerset Hartland - Hartland Fire Dept. John Curtis Jr - (207) 341-7673 to register June 26, 9am-5pm
York Limington - Old Limington Town Hall Lisa Gagnon - (207) 766-1744 for questions/information June 26, 8am-4pm

Register online

Cumberland Cumberland - Cumberland Fairgrounds (Horse Pulling Arena) Stephen Barr - (207) 446-4173 or for questions/information June 18, 8:30am-3pm

Register online

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

Register online

Somerset Skowhegan - Skowhegan Community Center Jasmine Pomerleau - (207) 441-3270 or for questions/information July 16, 8am-3:30pm

Register online

Oxford Rumford - Rumford ATV Club Chief Roy Hodsdon - (207) -364-5686 July, 23, 9am-3pm