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
Washington Grand Lake Stream - Grand Lake School Building Sue LaPlante - (207) 432-5133 for questions/information June 18, 9am-3pm


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York Waterboro - Ossipee Mountain ATV Club Roger Letendre - (207) 229-0251 for questions/information **FULL** June 12, 8am-3pm **FULL**


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Waldo Liberty - Liberty Community Hall Jasmine Pomerleau - (207) 441-3270 or Jasmine.A.Pomerleau@maine.gov for questions/information June 11, 9am-5pm


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Washington Princeton - Princeton Rod & Gun Club Haleigh White - (207) 446-8051 or Haleigh.White@maine.gov for questions/information June 25, 8:30am-4:30pm


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York South Berwick - S. Berwick Community Center Ed Coleman - (207) 490-2736 or debanded1@myfairpoint.net for questions/information July 09, 8am-3pm


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York Hollis - Buxton Hollis Rod & Gun Mike Lord - (207) 857-7799 or buxtonhollisrgc@gmail.com for questions/information May 28, 8am-4pm


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York Hollis - Buxton Hollis Rod & Gun Mike Lord - (207) 857-7799 or buxtonhollisrgc@gmail.com for questions/information June 11, 8am-4pm


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Washington Forest City Twp - Woodie Wheaton Land Trust Haleigh White - (207) 446-8051 or Haleigh.white@maine.gov for questions/information June 04, 9am-3pm


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Washington Cherryfield - Narraguagus Trail Riders Charles Corliss - (207) 546-6477 for questions/information **FULL** June 04, 9am-3:30pm **FULL**


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Washington Danforth - East Grand School Tim DeLuca - (207) 532-2287 or chief.tim.deluca@houlton-maine.com to register June 4, 9am-4pm
Aroostook Easton - Easton Recreation Department Hillary Hallett - (207) 488-6601 or recreation@eastonme.com 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 June 18, 8:30am-3:30pm


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


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Lincoln Jefferson - Willow Grange Hall Jasmine Pomerleau - (207) 441-3270 or Jasmine.A.Pomerleau@maine.gov for questions/information June 25, 9am-5pm


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Somerset Hartland - Hartland Fire Dept. John Curtis Jr - (207) 341-7673 to register June 26, 9am-5pm