About the Study Guide

This study guide is for Green Mountain Conservation Camp students or anyone who wants to review their hunter education. If you need a Hunter Education Certificate, you must pass the online course and the Homestudy Class.

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All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) are special-purpose vehicles that require careful, responsible handling and good judgment.

Hunter and all-terrain vehicle (ATV)
  • They’re useful for traveling into back country, but they can damage the environment if used recklessly. They also require training and practice to handle them safely on rough terrain.
  • Prepare yourself and your family by becoming certified with a state-approved safety education course.
  • Studies show that the majority of ATV accidents occur when the rider unexpectedly encounters an obstacle, such as a rock or a ditch. Maintaining a safe speed is critical.
  • If you use ATVs to hunt, prepare yourself and your family by attending an approved ATV course.
  • Before hunting with ATVs on private land, be sure to get the landowner's permission.