Additional Requirements for Youth Operators
To get an ATV Safety Education Card, all persons under 16 years of age must complete both:
- An approved ATV Safety Education Course and…
- A hands-on training course.
After completing an ATV Safety Education Course, the student will be able to print an instructional permit. This permit:
- Will allow the student to operate an off-road vehicle under adult supervision for up to 180 days.
- Is meant to give riders under 16 years of age time to practice and complete a hands-on training course.
For more information about hands-on training courses, go to the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department website.