ATV safety training requirements

Ages 10 – 15:

  • Youth ages 10 – 15 first complete the ATV Safety Online Course at ATVcourse.com (course fee is $24.95).
     
  • Next, attend a Hands-on Safety class:  Students ages 10- 15 must register for a Hands-On ATV Safety Training class located on our Class Calendar (below).  A fee may be collected by the instructor.

    o 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. *Student must be fitted to the ATV they will be operating.
     
  • Students can print their ATV Safety Certificate from the DNR website after passing the Hands-On class. Instructions are provided during class (includes DNR fee of $10). The ATV Certificate becomes valid at age 12. 

Ages 16 and older

Anyone born after July 1, 1987, or who is 16 years or older can complete the ATV safety online course at ATVcourse.com (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.

Are you a parent of a child 6 – 9 years old?

Youth ages 6 – 9 years of age may complete the free study guide at ATV Free Study Guide

  • Free course designed to provide 6 –9 year olds with introductory and basic ATV safety information.
  • No riding performance course offered with this course. 
  • No certification upon completion of the study guide course.

Courses

To view detailed information about a class or field day, click on its name.

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07/24/19

Stillwater

Washington County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

07/27/19

Nicollet

Nicollet County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

07/28/19

Southhaven

Wright County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

08/10/19

East Bethal**CLASS IS FULL**

Anoka County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class**CLASS IS FULL**

08/10/19

Roosevelt

Roseau County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

08/11/19

New Ulm

Brown County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

08/17/19

Nashwauk

Itasca County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

08/17/19

Farmington

Dakota County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

08/17/19

Walker

Cass County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

08/17/19

St. Stephen

Stearns County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

08/18/19

Farmington

Dakota County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

08/24/19

Slayton

Murray County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

08/24/19

Brainerd

Crow Wing County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

08/24/19

Glenwood

Pope County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

08/25/19

Elk River

Sherburne County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

09/07/19

Pierz

Morrison County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

09/08/19

Foley

Benton County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

09/14/19

Rushford

Fillmore County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

09/21/19

Detroit Lakes

Becker County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

10/06/19

Newfolden

Marshall County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class