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ATV Safety Course to be Offered In East Machias

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EAST MACHIAS, Maine — Free ATV Safety Course sponsored by Down East Trailriders¬† will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13,¬† at the Elm Street School, located at 38 Jacksonville Road.¬† This six hour safety course is mandatory for all children between 10 and 16 in order to ride on land of another in the company of adult. The course will teach proper operation, maintenance, laws, responsibilities and personal safety as follows: Proper Operation and Safety 2 hrs, Laws 1/2 hr, Emergencies & Survival 40 min, Map & Compass 1 hr, Self Help First Aid 20min, Environmental/Landowner/Ethics 1 1/2 hr. Children between 10 and 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during the full program. Authorized instructors are donating their time to the cause of creating outdoor safety. Refreshments & Lunch provided. Sign up now, with limited seats available. For more information, call Charles Corliss at 598-7680 or email downeaster530@earthlink.net.

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