Available Course Information
The North East Wisconsin Riders Inc. ATV club
teaches both an
in class and hands-on ATV training course. The all-terrain vehicle
safety course consists of two days - three hours of instruction
each day. Some courses include an out door hands-on session.
Where students bring thier ATVs to a closed 1 mile course. Instruction
emphasizes the importance of ATV regulations, ethics, personal safety, and the
proper use of all-terrain vehicles.
Classroom Course Objectives
- Protective gear.
- How to name the main ATV parts and identify safety
- Understanding the steps in a pre-ride inspection.
- Troubleshooting minor problems.
- How to start, shift and operate an ATV.
- ATV handling; how to brake, park and turn at various
- Riding skills; how to safely climb, descend, and
traverse a slope; crossing different terrains.
- ATV's and the environment; first aid, emergency
situations, and survival skills.
- Regulations, responsibility, and ethics.
Hands-on Course Outline
This is a certification course in which participants
will learn and practice basic, safe operation of an
All Terrain Vehicle (ATV). The course follows the ATV Safety Institute Rider
course requirements for orientation to safety and riding.
- Introduction and overview of the safety equipment
- Pre-ride check: Reviewing the parts of an ATV &
- Safely starting the engine, braking and placing in
- Riding in a straight line
- Steering, turning, shifting your weight, and
- Traversing and turning on a small incline
- Negotiating and riding over debris
- Basic trail sign recognition
You must provide your own ATV for this portion of
Online ATV Quiz
Answer Student Questions
ATV Certification has become a necessary requirement
to operate your ATV on public trails in Wisconsin. The North East Wisconsin
Riders Inc. organization is fully trained and licensed to teach you and your
children. To help you see the benifits of ATV certification, the club has put
the actual student safety booklet questions on the club website. Try to answer
at least 80% of the quiz questions correctly and post your high score.
online quiz today
. See how much you know about this exciting recreational activity.
ATV Classes Offered
Below is a list of available classes scheduled for
this year. Pre-registration for all classes is available up until the week
before the first class starts. Why? We may not receive your check in time for
the first class.
here for contact information.
At this time - There are no ATV education classes scheduled. The club usually has at least two course scheduled for the up coming year. If you have at least 10 students committed to taking an ATV education course, please contact us or check back later for annual course schedules.
The student progress report will help you decide if
our ATV education class is right for your son or daughter. We track the
locations (City, Town or Villages) where the students reside. The information
helps us to tailor our education program to best fit the trails in those area's.
Many of the students complete the course exam in about 20 minutes with scores
to view the latest statistics.
IMPORTANT ATV LAW CHANGES
MANDATORY ATV CERTIFICATION
All ATV operators, including
nonresidents who are at least 12 years of age and
who are born on or after January 1, 1988, must obtain a DNR safety certificate.
NOISE LEVEL RESTRICTIONS
All ATVs are prohibited from
emitting noise that is more than 96 decibels.
No person or agent is allowed to
tamper with an odometer on ATVs.
Tempering includes; failing to connect, removing, disconnecting, altering or
resetting the meter
to show inaccurate miles/hours. Odometer service, repair or replacement is
however, the agent/person must adjust the meter to reflect the previous
If correct adjustment is not possible, the owner/agent must affix a sticker to
indicating the previous miles/hours.
Student Safety Course