About the Study Guide

You are looking at the New York Offroad Rider’s Ed Study Guide. At the present time, you cannot obtain off-road education certification from Offroad Ed. However, you can use this Study Guide as a resource to learn more about off-road safety.

Stop Ahead Intersection Ahead Bridge Ahead sign to turn right Winding Road Ahead

Caution Signs

Purpose
Warn of changes on the trail ahead.
Colors
Yellow with black letters or symbol
Chevron: Turn Ahead

Chevron

Purpose
Provides additional guidance to the rider in a sharp turn.
Colors
Yellow with black symbol
Hazard Markers

Hazard Markers

Purpose
Shows that a fixed object, such as bridge railings, narrows the normal width of the trail. The stripes slope down towards the trail.
Colors
Yellow and black
Barrier Markers

Barrier Markers

Purpose
Indicate a gated path or a road that is closed.
Colors
Red and white