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

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Any ATV in Vermont must have the following safety equipment in good working order:

  • One or more headlights (Note: Lights must be operated from 30 minutes after sunset to 30 minutes before sunrise)
  • A red rear light
  • Brakes
  • An effective muffler system to reduce maximum machine noise to 82 decibels or lower on the “A” scale at 50 feet (Note: No person may sell an ATV in Vermont that does not meet this standard)
  • Windshield, if equipped, free from sharp or jagged edges
  • U.S. Forest Service–qualified spark arrestor