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 Regional Safety Coordinator for your area or 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 Hollis - Buxton/Hollis Rod & Gun Shawn Sage (207) 329-7096 for questions/information. November 14, 8a-6p


Register online (Registration opens 09/17/21) Combination ATV/Snowmobile

York Limington - Old Limington Town Hall Lisa Gagnon - (207) 766-1744 For questions/information **FULL** August 07, 8am-5pm **FULL**


Register online Course is FULL

Aroostook St Francis - St Francis Community Center Keith Jandreau - (207) 398-3181 for questions/information August 07, 9am-3pm


Register online

Knox Rockland - American Legion Jasmine Pomerleau - (207) 441-3270 or Jasmine.A.Pomerleau@maine.gov for questions/information July 31, 8am-3:30pm


Register online

Penobscot Lincoln - Penobscot Off Road Riders Henry Carey - (207) 290-0508 or henryc@midmaine.com to register August 28, 8am3:30pm