ATV Safety

COVID-19 Guidance Checklist: Recreational Safety Courses

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
Register online
November 15, 8am-5pm **FULL**

Combo ATV/Snowmobile Course Course is FULL

Cumberland Falmouth - Mason-Motz Activity Center Matt Gilbert - (207) 699-5333 October 03, 9am-4pm **FULL**

Course is FULL

York Lyman - York County Fish & Game Rebecca LaFrance - (207) 294-1194 or offroadsafety@yahoo.com October 11, 8am-4pm

Combo ATV/Snowmobile Course

York Lyman - York County Fish & Game Rebecca LaFrance - (207) 294-1194 or offroadsafety@yahoo.com November 08, 8am-4pm

Combo ATV/Snowmobile Course

York Lyman - York County Fish & Game Rebecca LaFrance - (207) 294-1194 or offroadsafety@yahoo.com December 06, 8am-4pm

Combo ATV/Snowmobile Course

Aroostook Limestone - Bunker Inn Ed Plourde - (207) 227-3939 or eplourde73@outlook.com October 04, 8am-2pm

Combo ATV/Snowmobile Course

Oxford Roxbury - Roxbury ATV club (6 Canwell Rd) Linda Mercer - (207) 776-9090 or lulapoop@gmail.com October 11, 9am-4pm