By CJ Rena Johnson
ASI Safety Training:
Avoiding Tragedy and Possibly Even Death, One
Class at a Time
Different instructors also offer
different types of classes such as those offered
by one of the instructors I interviewed. He
breaks his classes down into categories such as
“Kids 6 and up,” “Private lessons,” “Families”
and “Female only.” You can check with
instructors in your local area to find out what
is available for you and your family.
Start them out early with proper safety
what can you do if you did not get a certificate
with your ATV? You can contact the manufacturer,
give them the identification number of your ATV
and ask them if the certificate is still
available. If the initial owner has not already
used it, sometimes the manufacturer will still
pay for the class.
dealers will offer classes for those who simply
cannot afford to take the class as part of a
community awareness event, and sometimes they
will offer the course for potential customers
who are thinking about buying an ATV.
else fails, you can always take the class for a
minimal fee. The cost for these classes usually
averages $125 for adults and $75 for children
under the age of 16 years-old, much cheaper than
even the most basic doctor visit after an
So, please take advantage of this
opportunity and learn all you can about being as
safe as possible and avoiding tragedy at all
costs! Then pass this information on to anyone
who rides your ATV.
Do not let yourself or
someone close to you become just another
statistic that gives this sport a bad name.
Let’s work together to make this a safer sport
for everyone! Do not wait for others to do it.
If YOU haven’t take a rider safety course, no
matter how long you have been riding, please do
your part to help this sport, by signing up at
your nearest location. You will be sure to learn
at least one new thing that just might save
yours or your child’s life one day!
It is all
of our responsibilities to make ATVing safer for
As always: Decide now to have an
awesome and safe day!