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Riding Your ATV Safely in the Rain

If possible, try to avoid riding your ATV out in the rain. Unfortunately, if you are already out riding and experience some unexpected showers, there’s not much you can do but get through it. Below are some helpful tips for riding in the rain safely so you can prevent injury or damage to your machine.

How to Operate ATVs in High Altitudes

Why do people get altitude sickness? A few reasons. The air is thinner, meaning there isn’t as much oxygen for your lungs. Also, high altitudes create to drier conditions, meaning you can become dehydrated quickly.

Your Guide to ATV Tire Loading and Inflation Rating

The more you know about your CFMOTO ATV parts, the safer you’ll be when you are operating it. One of the most important components of your ATV is the tires. The tires establish the grip on all surfaces, support the payload, and allow you to travel across rugged terrain.

The Best ATV Rallies in America Today

If you’ve never been to an ATV or Side-by-Side rally, you owe it to yourself to go at least once. If you’ve got the means, get out and try each one on our list because each of these rallies is unique and all offer a heck of a good time.

How to Prevent High Elevation Sickness

Altitude or elevation sickness includes multiple symptoms that happen to your body when you are exposed to a higher elevation within a short period of time. Altitude sickness occurs when you are riding your ATV or side by side to a higher elevation quickly. The higher you climb, the lower the air pressure and oxygen levels get. Our bodies can handle the shift, but they need time to gradually adjust.

Worst Case Scenario, Part 2: How to Handle Severe ATV Winter ATV Accidents

Winter can provide some exciting opportunities for ATV riders who want to take their extreme off-roading to the next level. Winter accidents and other emergencies, however, can be among the most life-threatening, as they present time-sensitive situations in which you have to think and act quickly to avoid making a bad situation even worse.

Understanding ATV Trail Difficulty Classification

Most public ATV trail facilities have signs or symbols that inform riders what skill level is required to ride an ATV on the trail. If you are a beginner, however, you may not know what the signs or symbols mean. Therefore, you may be uncertain as to whether you should ride on a beginner trail or an intermediate trail.

Do You Need a License to Operate an ATV?

ATV riders in most states who were born after a specified date are required to complete an approved ATV Safety Course, and carry a state-mandated ATV Safety Certificate with them while riding on public lands. Some states may also require operators to carry a license even if they are riding on their own private property. Check with your state to find out how the regulations apply to you.

ATV Riding Tips for Beginners

While ATVs look easy to operate, they present unforeseen challenges for beginners. They provide a unique riding experience that requires plenty of practice and patience to perfect. Here are some ATV safety tips and riding advice for beginners to make 4-wheeling fun.

Worst Case Scenario, Part 1: How to Handle ATV Emergencies

If you or someone else sustains an injury in an ATV accident, you should seek medical help as soon as possible. If you can transport the injured rider, then put them on your ATV and carefully ride them to the nearest medical center.

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