Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Youth Off-Highway Vehicle Training Course Offered

Salt Lake City – An off-highway vehicle (OHV) education course for youth eight to 15 is available at 9 a.m. Saturday, October 9 at the Jordan River OHV State Recreation Area. Students must first complete the online certification class and receive the youth OHV education card before registering for the course.

This three-hour training provides hands-on instruction covering correct turning postures, braking procedures, handling quick stops and swerves, riding over obstacles and traversing hills. A parent or legal guardian must attend the class and students must provide their own appropriately-sized OHV, helmet and goggles, and wear long pants, a long-sleeved shirt, gloves and over the ankle boots.

Classes are free, but pre-registration is required by calling 1-800-OHV-RIDE.

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