Sheriff’s Department to sponsor ATV safety course
The Oneida County Sheriff’s Department, in conjunction with the Oneida County ATV Association, are sponsoring a Wisconsin DNR certified ATV safety course. The course will be held at the Oneida County Law Enforcement Center located at 2000 East Winnebago Street in Rhinelander.
The dates and times for the course are as follows: Saturday, Oct. 13 and Sunday, Oct. 14 , from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. both days. Fees for the course are $10 per student.
Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1988, and at least 12 years old must have ATV certification to operate on public areas. Students are now required to obtain a DNR customer ID number for any recreational safety class they attend. Call the DNR at (888) 936-7463 between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. daily to obtain this number before the course begins.
Students must be 12 years old to enroll in the course. There is no maximum age, and parents and adults are encouraged to enroll and participate in this course. Advanced registration is required.
For more information, call Deputy Brad Fogerty at the Oneida County Sheriff’s Department at (715) 361-5132.