Education and Safety Information and Training


ATV safety training requirements

Anyone born after July 1, 1987, and who is 16 years or older are required to complete online MN ATV Safety online class before operating an ATV on public lands, frozen waters, public road rights-of-way, or state or grant- in-aid trails.

Youth ages 11 through 15 must complete the MN ATV Safety online course before signing up for a Hands-On ATV class. ATV safety certification is required for all ATV operators age 12 and older who were born after July 1, 1987.

Two steps to complete ATV Safety Certification for youth under age 16:

Offroad-ed.com (the fee for the online course $29.50)
- OR -
ATVcourse.com (the fee for the online course $29.95 *Family/group pricing)

The Hands-On training includes:  Basic ATV operation, protecting the environment, common ATV parts and controls, MN rules and laws, responsible ATV riding skills for trail riding, and practicing/demonstrating skills on an ATV course.

Students can print their ATV Safety Certificate from the DNR website after passing the Hands-On class. Instructions provided during class.  DNR fee is $10.

ATV training requirement for Age 16 and older

Anyone born after July 1, 1987, and who is 16 years or older can complete one of the ATV safety online courses and pay all necessary fees online to meet certification requirements. Not required to attend the ATV safety Hands-On class.

Alternate ATV safety training

Proof of completion of the ATV Rider Course offered by the All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Institute is adequate to meet the safety certificate requirements. The fee for the course is $55.


Find (and sort) more courses on the DNR Safety Training Calendar!


Courses

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05/26/17

Lindstrom

Chisago County

ATV Safety Training Class

05/26/17

Lindstrom

Chisago County

ATV Safety Training Class

05/27/17

Palisade

Aitkin County

ATV Safety Training Class

05/27/17

Emily ***CLASS FULL***

Crow Wing County

ATV Safety Training Class ***CLASS FULL***

05/31/17

Coon Rapids

Anoka County

ATV Safety Training Class

06/03/17

Akeley

Hubbard County

ATV Safety Training Class

06/05/17

Albany ***CLASS FULL ****

Stearns County

ATV Safety Training Class ***CLASS FULL ***

06/10/17

Grand Rapids

Itasca County

ATV Safety Training Class

06/11/17

Coon Rapids

Anoka County

ATV Safety Training Class

06/17/17

Coon Rapids

Anoka County

ATV Safety Training Class

06/17/17

Jordan

Scott County

ATV Safety Training Class

06/18/17

Lafayette

Nicollet County

ATV Safety Training Class

06/19/17

Cloquet

Carlton County

ATV Safety Training Class

06/19/17

Albany

Stearns County

ATV Safety Training Class

06/24/17

Ironton

Crow Wing County

ATV Safety Training Class

06/24/17

Lake Bronson

Kittson County

ATV Safety Training Class

06/24/17

Bovey

Itasca County

ATV Safety Training Class

06/24/17

Faribault

Rice County

ATV Safety Training Class

06/25/17

South Haven

Wright County

ATV Safety Training Class

06/27/17

Mantorville

Dodge County

ATV Safety Training Class

07/08/17

Nicollet

Nicollet County

ATV Safety Training Class

07/08/17

Farmington

Dakota County

ATV Safety Training Class

07/09/17

Farmington

Dakota County

ATV Safety Training Class

07/17/17

Culver

St. Louis County

ATV Safety Training Class

07/22/17

Grand Rapids

Itasca County

ATV Safety Training Class

07/22/17

Warren

Marshall County

ATV Safety Training Class

08/19/17

Farmington

Dakota County

ATV Safety Training Class

08/20/17

Farmington

Dakota County

ATV Safety Training Class

09/16/17

Rushford

Fillmore County

ATV Safety Training Class

09/16/17

Detroit Lakes

Becker County

ATV Safety Training Class

09/17/17

Alexandria

Douglas County

ATV Safety Training Class

09/24/17

New Ulm

Brown County

ATV Safety Training Class

10/28/17

Twig

St. Louis County

ATV Safety Training Class