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ATV Laws

Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS)
State and Local Parks; Recreation Programs; Scenic Waterways; Recreation Trails (ATV information begins at 390.550): ORS 390

Oregon Vehicle Code: ORS 801
Financial Responsibility Law (Insurance): ORS 806 
Rules of the Road for Drivers: ORS 811

Vehicle Equipment Generally: ORS 815

Off-Road, Snowmobile, and All Terrain Vehicles: ORS 821

Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR)
Safety Equipment Standards for Off-Road Vehicles: OAR 735-116  
All-Terrain Vehicle Programs (Grants, Permits, Safety): OAR 736-004

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ATV Resources

National Organizations
Treadlightly: http://www.treadlightly.org/
National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council: http://www.nohvcc.org/ 

  • NOHVCC has a new OHV resource for OHV trails called Great Trails. It is available hardcopy as well as online http://gt.nohvcc.org 

Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association: http://www.rohva.org 

American Motorcyclist Association: http://www.ama-cycle.org 
Sound Resources 
Motorcycle Industry Council: http://www.mic.org/
(Sound meter/Safety specific information: Click on "MIC Downloads" at the top of the MIC main page)
U.S. Forest Service Spark Arrester Guide:

OHV Safety Education (Online) 
Oregon Parks ATV Safety Education Course www.rideatvoregon.org. Free to all.
Fresh Air Educators www.atvcourse.com/usa/oregon. Cost is $29.95

Kalkomey Enterprises, Inc. www.offroad-ed.com/oregon/. Cost is $29.50


OHV Rider Training and Evaluation (Hands-On)
All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Institute Class I Training: www.atvsafety.org
Motorcycle Safety Foundation Class III Training: www.dirtbikeschool.com 
Oregon State University/4H Class I ATV Youth Safety Evaluation Program: www.oregonatvsafety.com
Oregon Motorcycle Riders Association Class III Youth Safety Evaluation Program: www.omraoffroad.com


U.S. Forest Service-National OHV Policy and Implementation:  www.fs.fed.us/recreation/programs/ohv/
Oregon State Parks-Statewide Trails Plan: 





OHV Organizations
Oregon OHV organizations  

Volunteering Rates and Oregon Labor Resources
Independent Sector-Volunteer rates
Northwest Youth Corps (NYC): http://nwyouthcorps.org/
Youth Conservation Corps (YCC): http://www.youthconservationcorps.org/

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Other OHV Grant Programs

Recreation Trails Program (RTP):
Great resource for ATV Grant projects that provide on the ground work considered as "Development". Eligible applicants include Federal and State Agencies as well as non-profit motorcycle clubs. http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/GRANTS/pages/trails.aspx

Polaris T.R.A.I.L.S. Grant Program: 
Yamaha OHV G.R.A.N.T. Initiative:

This program focuses on funding trail projects that benefit all OHV user types (ATV, Motorcycle, side-by-side). Equipment purchases are not allowed.

4-H Safety Grants:

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