About the Study Guide

You are looking at the Wyoming 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.

Heat exhaustion occurs when the body produces heat faster than it can dissipate, increasing the core body temperature.

Contributing Factors
  • Extreme heat and direct sunlight
  • Humidity
  • Dehydration
  • Strenuous exercise or enclosed spaces in warm weather
Symptoms
  • Pale and clammy skin
  • Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Muscle cramps
Prevention
  • Wear light, loose clothing.
  • Wear wide-brimmed hats, vented if possible.
  • Drink plenty of liquids