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  1. Eastern Lands and Resources Council Fall Conference 2004

  2. Minn. DNR Enforcement Safety Training Programs Law Enforcement

  3. Division of EnforcementRecreational Vehicle CoordinatorDavid Rodahl

  4. Safety Training Program All Terrain Vehicles Safety Training Began 1984 - 1985

  5. ATV Safety Training • Training for Youngster 12 Years And Older • Training On Three Wheelers Or Four Wheelers • No Size Restrictions • Allows Certified Students To Operate On Public Lands & Waters And Cross Roads. • Must Ride on Shoulder Of The Road, Not In The Ditch

  6. Program Consisted Of • Review Student Work Book At Home • Classroom Setting • Check Quizzes In Student Manual • Review Student Manual • Review Slides and Videos • Complete Written Test • Performance Test

  7. US Consumer Product Safety Commission Final Consent Decree 1988

  8. Consumer Product Safety Commission Concluded ATV Accidents 1982-1987 • Over 1,000 People, Many Children Have Died In ATV Accidents • Over 350,000 Injuries From ATV Accidents • Every Month Thousands Of People Are Treated in Hospital Emergency Rooms

  9. Consumer Product Safety Commission Concluded • An ATV Is Not A Toy And Can Be Hazardous To Operate • To Avoid Death Or Severe Personal Injury • Read The Owners Manual • Take An ATV Training Course

  10. Consumer Product Safety Commission Concluded • Always Follow These Age Requirement A Child Under ____ Years Old Should Never Operate An ATV: • 12, With Engine Size 70cc or More • 16, With Engine Size 90cc or More • 16, With Out Adult Supervision

  11. Consumer Product Safety Commission Concluded • Never Carry A Passenger • Never Operate on Paved Surfaces • Never Operate on Public Roads • Never Operate At Excessive Speed • Never Attempt Jumps, Wheelies, Stunts • Never Loan Your ATV To Someone With Out Training or 1 Year of Experience

  12. Consumer Product Safety Commission Concluded • Never Operate Your ATV With Out An • Approved Helmet • Eye Protection • Boots, Gloves • Long Pants • Long Sleeve Shirt or Jacket

  13. Changes Brought About • Three Wheelers Disappeared • Manufactures Adopted CPSC Findings • Support Age And CCs Recommendations • Support Training And Supported SVIA, ASI, MSF & Others • Specialty Vehicle Institute Of America • ATV Safety Institute • Motorcycle Safety Foundation

  14. Changes Brought About • Minn. DNR Safety Training Program For Students Over Age 12, Changes • Take Home Course Only • Certification Is Valid to Operate Machines With Engines Size 90cc Or Less • May Cross Roads & Ride Trails if Accompanied By An Adult With A Drivers License • Certified 9457 Students from 1985 To 2002 Average of about 525 per year

  15. New ATV Safety Training Program • Thanks To • ATVAM • Minn. Legislators • MN DNR • Concerned ATV Riders

  16. New ATV Safety Program2003 • Take Home CD Rom Using Interactive Technology, Video Clips, Reading And Quizzes (6 to 8 hours) • Attend Class Room/ Driving (3-4 hours) • Review Materials Form CD • View Video • Written Test • Performance Test

  17. Program AchievementsJune 03 To September 04 • Certified 516 Volunteer Instructors Who are ATV Riders and Want to Teach The Youth • These Certified Volunteer Instructors Have Certified 2359 Students • Last But Not Least Parent Participation In Class, Averages About 50%

  18. Program AchievementsJune 03 to September 04 • Volunteer Instructors Are There To • Answer Questions • Stimulate Discussion • Teach from Personal Experiences • Share In The Students Enthusiasm About ATVs • Demonstrate • You Can Not Get This From a Book Or CD

  19. Off Highway MotorcycleSafety Training

  20. Safety Training Program Off Highway Motorcycle Safety Training Began 1994

  21. Program Consists Of • Take Home Course For Students Under 16 Years Of Age • No Minimum Age • Materials Structured For Students 12 Years Of Age. • Work Book • Written Test

  22. Program Consists Of • The Parents Or Adults Are The Instructors • They See That The Materials Are Read • Administer The Written Test And Send In For Certification • They Conduct The Driving Test • By Law They Must Accompany Those Under 16 Years Old On Public Lands And Waters • As of 2003, 1381 Students Certified.

  23. Off Road Vehicles

  24. Off Road Vehicles • Minn. DNR Offers No Safety Training • Must Be 16 Years Old To Operate

  25. Accident • The Reason We Have Safety Training • The Reason For Most Law Changes • The Reason OHVs Get Negative Media Attention

  26. DNR EnforcementATV Accident Report2003

  27. Number Of Accidents17 Fatal314 Non Fatal11 Property Damage Cause Of AccidentsMachine RolloverStruck Fixed ObjectWhere AccidentsHappenRoad Right Of Way

  28. Day of WeekSaturdaySundayOperators By Age10-19 42%(12-15 40%)20-29 24%Safety Training Of Operator90% No Training

  29. US Consumer Product Safety Commission2002 Annual Report • 357 Fatalities • 33 % Are Children Under 16 Years of Age • 14% Are Children Under 12 Years Of Age • 113,900 Emergency Room Visits • 37% Are Children Under 16 Years Of Age

  30. Minn. DNR Accident Report2002 • 10 Fatalities • 3 Are Under 16 Years of Age (33%) • 1 Are Under 12 Years Of Age (1%) • 340 Injuries • 14 Are Under 10 Years Of Age (4%) • 165 Are Under 20 Years Of Age (49%)

  31. Minn. Department Of Health2002 MIDAS Report • 10 Fatalities • There Report Included Only 4 • 1842 Emergency Room Visits • Does Not Include, Clinics, Chiropractor Etc. • 139 Under The Age Of 10 (7.5%) • 831 Under The Age Of 20 (45%)

  32. Off Highway Vehicle • Defined In Law As • All Terrain Vehicles (ATV) • Off Highway Motorcycles (OHM) • Off Road Vehicles (ORV)

  33. OHV Law • All OHVs Must Be Registered With DNR • Various Applications • Registration Must Be Displayed • Various Applications • ATV & OHM Operators Under 16 Must Be Certified and Accompanied By An Adult With A Drivers License • ATV & OHM Operators Under 12 Cannot Cross Roads

  34. OHV Law • On All Public Lands & Waters • Helmet Required If Under 18 Years Old • Eye Protection Required • Illegal to Operate With More Passengers Then Machine Is Designed For • Illegal To Allow Illegal Youthful Operation • Drivers License Required to operate ATVs in Road Rights-Of-Ways (not part of a trail)

  35. OHV Law • ORV Operator and Passengers Must Wear Seatbelts • OHV Operators Can Not Operate Under The Influence Of Alcohol Or Controlled Substances • Operate Machines Other Than Permitted Special Events With Noise Emissions That Exceed 99 Decibels

  36. OHV Law • Operate With Head & Tail Lights After Sunset • OHV Operators Can Not Operate In A Careless, Reckless Or Negligent Manner So As To Endanger Or Injure The Person Or Property Of Another • Accident Reports On Accidents: • Property Damage Over $500.00 • Personal Injury • Death