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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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OHM rider and ATV rider making themselves visible to each other on a trail
  • Make yourself visible to other drivers.
    • Wear bright clothing.
    • Use your lights at all times.
    • Use hand signals when turning or stopping.
    • Flash your brake lights when you slow to a stop.
    • Ride in the area of the road where others are most likely to see you.
    • Stay out of blind spots.
    • Let the driver ahead see you.
    • Help drivers at intersections see you.
    • Use whip flags on sand dunes.
  • Practice skills in a safe area before exploring more difficult areas.
  • Always observe regulations.
  • Never drink and ride.

When riding your OHM at night:

  • Always use your lights.
  • Slow down to give yourself more time to react.
  • Increase the distance between yourself and the vehicle in front of you.