About the Study Guide

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

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It is illegal to operate unless in possession of the OHV registration certificate or nonresident permit.

Hunting with an ATV

It is illegal to operate an OHV:

  • In a careless, reckless or negligent manner so as to endanger the person or property of another
  • While under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • To hunt any animal or bird protected by law
  • In a way that interferes with agricultural practices or harasses livestock
  • On or within an earthen tank or other structure meant to water livestock or wildlife, unless on a designated off-highway motor vehicle route
  • In excess of 10 miles per hour within 200 feet of a business, animal shelter, horseback rider, bicyclist, pedestrian, or occupied dwelling, unless operating the OHV on a closed course or track