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 Wells - Wells High School Room 215 Tammy Daly - (207) 646-4565 or tdaly@wocsd.org October 29, 9am-4pm


Register online Combo ATV/Snowmobile Course

York Sanford - Nasson Community Center Guy Picard - (802)-595-0098 or guy.picard@gmail.com for questions/information October 08, 10am-4pm


Register online

Somerset Skowhegan - Skowhegan Sportsman Club Russell Corson - (207) 474-5361 for questions/information October 15, 8am-4pm


Register online

Oxford Buckfield - Buckfield High School Percy Turner - (207) 890-6985 for questions/information October 23, 9am-4pm


Register online