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You are looking at a preview of what’s in the timed Michigan ORV Ed Course. Feel free to look around, but you’ll need to register to begin progress toward getting your Off Road Vehicle Safety Certificate.

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Age of ORV Operator (years)

 

Under 10

10-11

12-15

16 or older

Allowed to operate a 3–wheel ATV?

No

No

No

Yes

Allowed to operate a 4–wheel ATV?

No
except on
private land
while performing
farm-related work operations

No
except on land owned by the parent or guardian, under visual supervision, and with ORV certificate

Yes
if under visual supervision and with ORV certificate

Yes

Allowed to operate other ORVs (trail bikes, etc.)?

Yes
if under visual supervision and with ORV certificate

Yes
if under visual supervision and with ORV certificate

Yes
if under visual supervision and with ORV certificate

Yes

Allowed to cross street or highway?

No

No

Yes
if under visual supervision and with ORV certificate

Yes

Selecting an ORV: For your child's safety and comfort, you must match your child with an ORV that is appropriate for his or her size and experience level.