Snowmobile “ride safe” tips

Here are some tips to ensure you make it home safely while out riding your snowmobile:

  • Ride with a friend
  • Ride at reasonable speeds
  • Be extra cautious when riding after dark
  • Reduce your speed when coming into a corner and lean your upper body into the corner
  • Use a trail mal – paper or GPS
  • Have a small first aid kit handy on your sled
  • Comply with trail signs
  • Avoid alcohol and drugs while snowmobiling
  • Ride single file and pass only on the left.
  • Stop OFF the trail, when possibly
  • Don’t chase wildlife or livestock
  • Cross road at a 90 degree angle
  • When going downhill, pump the brakes to avoid sliding
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