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You are looking at a preview of what’s in the timed Massachusetts Offroad Ed Course. Feel free to look around, but you’ll need to register to begin progress toward getting your Massachusetts OHV Safety Education Certificate.

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It is illegal to operate an OHV:

  • In a manner which presents a substantial risk of injury or loss of life.
  • In a manner which causes damage to public or private property.
  • On privately owned land unless:
    • The operator has written permission from the property owner or…
    • The property owner has posted notice of areas for designated use or…
    • The property is owned by an immediate family member of the operator.
  • Unless all persons riding on the OHV or being towed are wearing the required helmet.
  • While under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • With a firearm, rifle, or shotgun on board your OHV, unless the firearm is unloaded and cased.
  • In a way that harasses or chases deer or other wildlife, or within 300 yards of a deer yard.
  • Between sunset and sunrise or when visibility is less than 300 feet, unless displaying the required lights.
  • If the vehicle is leaking fuel or does not have the required equipment.
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