General OHV Restrictions
All persons who are operating an OHV on federal, state, county, or city roads must have a valid driver’s license. If you are under 16 years of age and do not have a driver’s license, you may operate on state and federal roads in Idaho if you meet these requirements.
- To operate on state and federal roads other than U.S. Forest Service roads, you must be supervised by a licensed adult operator over 18 years of age.
- To operate on U.S. Forest Service Roads, you must:
- Be supervised by a licensed adult operator over 18 years of age and…
- Complete an IDPR–approved OHV safety course and carry your course completion certificate on the OHV.
The above requirements do not apply to persons who are operating an OHV off-highway on a designated trail, open riding area, or motocross track.