Schedule Your NOHVCC Workshop
By Jack Terrell
Do OHV enthusiasts in your state need assistance starting or revitalizing a statewide OHV association? Could your favorite riding area benefit from a NOHVCC OHV Recreation Management Workshop? If so, help is just a phone call or email away.
Russ Ehnes, NOHVCC Executive Director, reports that “the NOHVCC Board of Directors recently approved funding for NOHVCC State Association Development Workshops and NOHVCC OHV Recreation Management Workshops during the second half of 2010. This funding will allow us to bring these workshops to your state.”...... Read more
GAO Releases Report on ATV Use and Safety
By Russ Ehnes
The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report dated April 2010 called “All-Terrain Vehicles - How They Are Used, Crashes, and Sales of Adult-Sized Vehicles for Children’s Use.”
The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act requires the GAO to conduct a study of the utility, recreational, and other benefits of all-terrain vehicles and the costs associated with all-terrain vehicle-related accidents and injuries. GAO addressed these topics by reviewing ATV use and crash data and by discussing these issues with Commission staff, industry officials, user groups, and safety stakeholders…....Read more
DVD Distribution Competition
By Karen Umphress
You may have already seen a bunch of press releases, a couple of newsletter articles, and some e-mails on the subject. The NOHVCC Public Lands Workshop Series DVD has been released. If you haven’t figured it out yet, we think this is one of the best tools that we have added to the tool-kit, especially for the new people who are just starting to get involved.
We have been working with a writer to create some great articles to be printed in industry and Enthusiast magazines. Some of these articles are available on-line now in Racer X and Cycle News. Some of the articles will be in print soon.……. Read more
4-H Announces New ATV Safety Site
Submitted by Sheila Chaconas, 4-H ATV Safety
4-H ATV Adventure Online has introduced a new ATV safety mini site sponsored by the Specialty Vehicle Association of America (SVIA) and the ATV Safety Institute (ASI). The site promotes safe and responsible use of ATVs, thereby reducing accidents and injuries that may result from improper ATV operation by the rider. We encourage you to visit the site at www.4-h.org/atvsafety to see the great new interactive tools and resources:………… Read more