CONCORD —The Kingston Area Off Highway Recreation Vehicle (OHRV) Snowmobile Safety Education Course begins Sat., December 2 and Sun., December 3 (two separate classes) and will be held at the Kingston Community Center, 24 Main Street in Kingston, from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on each day. The sponsor of this program is the Southern New Hampshire Trail Blazers of Kingston and the Kingston Police Department.
In New Hampshire, OHRV operators aged 12 and older must possess a Safety Certificate or valid driver’s license. A Safety Certificate is issued upon successful completion of the OHRV Safety Course.
The OHRV Safety Education Course includes instruction in proper preparation and care of the vehicle, basic operation and safe riding techniques. Operator requirements are also discussed, such as appropriate clothing, what to bring with you, outdoor survival skills, and medical self-help. The OHRV Laws are reviewed as well as environmental considerations, landowner relations, and multiple use trail issues. A written exam will be required.
For further details and to pre-register contact Charles Malmsten at 603-642-5277 or contact the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department at 603-271-3129. There is no charge. Parents are encouraged to attend.