ATV safety training requirements

Effective July 1, 2017, youth ages 6 through 15 must complete the following:

  • Online ATV safety course;
  • Hands-on ATV riding performance class (a parent or guardian must be present at the hands-on training portion for youth ages 6 through 10).
  • First, complete an ATV safety online course (select one):

ATVcourse.com (the fee for the online course $24.95)

  • Next, attend a Hands-On ATV Safety class:
    Students ages 6 - 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.

The Hands-On training includes:  Student must meet Fit Requirements; 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 provided during class (includes DNR fee of $10). The ATV Certificate becomes valid at age 12.

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.


Courses

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

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04/13/19

McGrath

Aitkin County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

04/13/19

Hill City

Aitkin County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

04/14/19

Tracy

Lyon County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

04/20/19

Plainview

Wabasha County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

04/20/19

East Bethel***CLASS IS FULL***

Anoka County

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

04/20/19

Moose Lake ***CLASS FULL***

Carlton County

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

04/27/19

Grand Rapids ***CLASS FULL***

Itasca County

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

04/27/19

Nashwauk

Itasca County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

04/27/19

Pierz/Buckman

Morrison County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

04/27/19

Windom

Cottonwood County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

04/27/19

Royalton

Morrison County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

04/27/19

Willmar

Kandiyohi County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

04/27/19

Ada

Norman County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

04/27/19

Winthrop

Sibley County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

04/28/19

Balsam

Itasca County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

04/28/19

Newfolden

Marshall County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

04/28/19

Elk River ***CLASS FULL***

Sherburne County

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

04/28/19

Elk River

Sherburne County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

04/28/19

Winthrop

Sibley County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

05/04/19

Rushford

Fillmore County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

05/04/19

Tamarack

Aitkin County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

05/04/19

Browerville

Todd County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

05/05/19

Montevideo

Chippewa County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

05/18/19

Detroit Lakes

Becker County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

05/18/19

Palisade

Aitkin County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

05/25/19

Emily

Crow Wing County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

06/01/19

Akeley

Hubbard County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

06/08/19

Grand Rapids

Itasca County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

06/08/19

Appleton

Swift County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

06/22/19

Lafayette

Nicollet County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

06/22/19

Wadena

Wadena County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

06/29/19

Farmington

Dakota County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

06/30/19

Farmington

Dakota County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

07/10/19

Twig

St. Louis County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

07/20/19

Grand Rapids

Itasca County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

07/27/19

Nicollet

Nicollet 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

08/18/19

Farmington

Dakota County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class

09/14/19

Rushford

Fillmore County

ATV Safety Online Field Day Class