Responsible Riders OHV Education
The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation (IDPR) Responsible Riders course provides a building block style learning environment. Your learning begins after registering for a specific course date and location.
These lessons include pre-ride inspection, starting and stopping, quick turns, hill riding, emergency stopping and swerving and riding over obstacles. You will also learn about protective gear, Idaho’s laws, rules and regulations, Idaho’s Off-Highway Vehicle clubs, rules of the road, places to ride and environmental concerns. Bring your friends and family, and meet new friends to ride with.
Who should attend?
Everyone! The course is a great way to get kids off to a safe start and refresh skills that may have been forgotten or were never taught. A parent must be present for riders under 16. IDPR Responsible Riders course offers courses for ages 6 and up.
What do I bring?
You must wear the proper riding gear at all times during training.
Bring the following:
How much does it cost?
Nothing. Your IDPR OHV registration sticker pays for the class.
Do I use my own Motorbike?
Can I share a Motorbike?
No. The course is fast-paced and requires all operators to have a Motorbike.
What is the Riding Area like?
Riding areas around the state differ somewhat, but they all include the necessary facilities to complete all lessons.
What are the benefits of completing the IDPR Responsible Riders Course?
The IDPR Responsible Riders course completion certificate meets Idaho’s OHV Education requirement outlined in Idaho Code 49-302 and is recognized in all of the Western States. Idaho recognizes OHV education completion certificates with the State logo or State OHV Program logo on the certificate. Idaho currently does not recognize ASI or MSF certificates.
What is the best way to find a riding opportunity in Idaho?
Visit www.trails.idaho.gov and join a local OHV club.
Heading from Coeur d'Alene ID take HWY 95 north
Take Exit For Farragut State Park and take a right hand turn on HWY 54
At round about take 3rd exit which will be Perimiter Road heading north
Entrance to training site will be on the right hand side about a mile down Perimiter
Look for OHV education sign
All OHVs shall meet Idaho Code 67-7125, Sound requirements 96dB
All OHVs shall have a current registration sticker.
All Students must wear a DOT approved helmet during riding lessons.