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ATV/UTV safety course offered
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PLATTEVILLE - Anyone who operates an ATV/UTV on public riding areas who is at least age 12 and who was born on or after Jan. 1, 1988 must have completed a safety certification course. ATV/UTV operators must carry their safety certification card and must display it to law enforcement officers when requested.

An ATV/UTV safety class will be offered from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 3 at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Farm, Agriculture Technology Center. Students must attend the entire class and pass the exam to become certified in ATV/UTV operation.

Anyone is eligible to take the class and receive a safety education completion certificate. Students with special needs must contact the instructor at least two weeks in advance of the course to request special accommodations.

All Wisconsin recreational safety students are required to obtain a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Customer ID Number when registering for a safety education class and must provide that number to the instructor. A DNR Customer ID Number may be obtained by calling DNR customer service from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. at 1-888-936-7463 or visiting

Class space is limited to the first 40 students to register. For more information about the ATV/UTV safety course, contact Kory Stalsberg, UW-Extension dairy and livestock agent, in Grant County at 608-723-2125, Lafayette County at 608-776-4820 or by email at