New Mexico–-(Ammoland.com)- The Department of Game and Fish Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) program is teaming up with the U.S. Forest Service to offer free hands-on All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) safety classes in the Lincoln National Forest near Cloudcroft this summer.
Morning and afternoon classes for adults and youths ages 6 or older are scheduled for June 25, July 9 and July 23, 2016, at Benson Ridge Pit.
Each four-hour class is limited to six students and each student must be registered in advance. No walk-ins will be accepted. A parent or guardian must be in attendance while each youth is participating.
State law requires ATV riders ages 18 and younger and riding on public land to carry a safety permit proving completion of an approved OHV safety course. Students receive the permit upon successful completion of the department’s hands-on training course.
During registration, students can reserve a department ATV and safety equipment to use during training. Students can use their own mechanically-sound ATV as long as it is properly registered, complies with age-specific size and fit standards, is equipped with a spark arrester and meets exhaust …Read the Rest