Snowmobile Safety

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You must successfully complete a snowmobile safety course if you are:
 
  • A person who is at least 12 but less than 17 years of age operating a snowmobile without direct supervision of a person 21 years of age or older must have in their immediate possession a valid snowmobile safety certificate. 
  • A person who is at least 12 but less than 17 years of age may not cross a highway or street without having a valid snowmobile safety certificate in their immediate possession. 
  • Snowmobile safety training is recommended for all snowmobile operators. Modern snowmobiles are capable of high rates of speeds over snow and ice. With the countless hazards associated with operating a snowmobile, training is a crucial factor in safe and responsible snowmobile operation.
  • Michigan Conservation Officers, in cooperation with schools, organizations and associations, take an active role in assuring that all of Michigan’s citizens are given the opportunity to take a snowmobile safety course. The course emphasizes safe and responsible snowmobile operation.

Michigan Snowmobile Regulations:

Click to view the latest regulations in the State of Michigan

Michigan DNR endorsed online course:

Click for the Michigan DNR endorsed online course

Safety Education and Training:

Snowmobile safety education training is recommended for all snowmobile operators and is required for youth ages 12 to 17:  Click for a listing of snowmobile safety courses state wide