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Safety Code Rule for Snowmobilers

Do not consume alcohol or take drugs prior to or during your snowmobile trip. Doing so increases your chances of being injured or killed.


Safety Code Rule for Snowmobilers

Slow down, and stay to the right when meeting oncoming snowmobiles.


Safety Code Rule for Snowmobilers

If you snowmobile at night, don't override your lights.


Safety Code Rule for Snowmobilers

Always use the buddy system. Never ride off alone or unaccompanied.


Safety Code Rule for Snowmobilers

When traveling across ice, always check conditions with local sources and avoid traveling at night.


Safety Code Rule for Snowmobilers

Wear sensible, protective clothing designed for snowmobiling.


Safety Code Rule for Snowmobilers

Use a full-size helmet, goggles, or face shield to prevent injuries from twigs, stones, ice chips, and flying debris.


Safety Code Rule for Snowmobilers

Never wear any loose clothing which could get caught in moving parts of the snowmobile.


Safety Code Rule for Snowmobilers

Stay on marked trails and routes. Many trails cross private property; cutting corners is trespassing.


Safety Code Rule for Snowmobilers

Stay informed. Check the weather forecast, and carry a current snowmobile map.


Safety Code Rule for Snowmobilers

Be sure your snowmobile is in top-notch mechanical condition at the beginning of the winter season and throughout the months of use.


Safety Code Rule for Snowmobilers

Familiarize yourself with the snowmobile you are driving by reading the owner’s manual.


Safety Code Rule for Snowmobilers

Know and obey all snowmobile regulations. Report unsafe and/or illegal operation to a law enforcement officer.