Sheriff’s Department to sponsor ATV Safety course
The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Oneida County ATV Association, is sponsoring a Wisconsin DNR certified ATV safety course in April. The course will be held at the Oneida County Law Enforcement Center located at 2000 East Winnebago Street in Rhinelander. It will be held Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. both days.
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. Contact 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 Office at (715) 361-5132.