AZGFD encourages off-highway vehicle operators, passengers to ride safely


With the Fourth of July weekend upon us, many Arizona residents and visitors are planning to hop on their off highway vehicle (OHV). Before hitting the trail, the Arizona Game and Fish Department reminds operators and passengers to do so safely and responsibly by following these 10 tips:



  1. Always wear a helmet. Whether riding in a side-by-side, all-terrain vehicle (ATV) or dirt bike, helmets are strongly recommended for all riders. However, those who are younger than18 years old are legally required to wear a Department of Transportation-approved helmet.




    Source: 10 tips for safe, responsible OHV riding during July 4th weekend


John Stewart
Editor, OutdoorWire.com
Vice President, BlueRibbon Coalition