There may be nothing more enjoyable than a day of Arkansas ATV riding down scenic wilderness trails, through rugged backcountry paths and across beautiful national forests. However, as with all outdoor activities, safety should be your number one concern. Check out these ATV riding safety tips to remember before hopping on an ATV.

Official Arkansas Statutes for Motor Vehicles can be found here

  • Do not carry passengers as ATVs are designed for one person.
  • Wear a helmet with eye protection.
  • Wear non-skid, closed toe shoes.
  • Wear long pants and a long-sleeve shirt.
  • There are laws that govern the use of ATVs on public roads. Be sure you are aware of them. When riding at night, use proper safety precautions.
  • Never use a 3-wheeler as they are unsafe and no longer manufactured.
  • If you are new to the sport, attend an Arkansas ATV riding driver's safety course.
  • Stay on the trail. Riding off trail and causing damage is why many trails are being closed to the public. Respect the land so we will continue to have places to ride.