About the Study Guide

You are looking at the Virginia 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.

Rider taking time for a pre-ride inspection

After your ATV has been in storage, inspect it and perform pre-season maintenance as described in your owner’s manual. Don’t wait until you’re ready to ride to discover you need to see a mechanic or buy a replacement part. Some areas to inspect include:

  • Battery
  • Deterioration in rubber or plastic parts
  • Fuel
  • Lights
  • Oil and oil filter
  • Possible rodent damage
  • Spark plugs
  • Tires