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You are looking at a preview of what’s in the Pennsylvania Snowmobile Ed Course. Feel free to look around, but you’ll need to register to begin progress toward getting your Snowmobile Safety Education Certificate.

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Brakes
The braking system may be operated by hand or foot and must be capable of either:

  • Bringing the snowmobile to a stop, under normal conditions, within 40 feet when traveling at a speed of 20 miles per hour on hard packed snow or …
  • Locking the snowmobile's traction belt(s).

Muffler
The muffler must be in good working condition, be in constant operation, and meet applicable sound-level standards.

  • The engine noise produced by a snowmobile shall not exceed 82dbA (decibels).
  • It is unlawful to modify a muffler to create more noise.