ATV Rider Safety training offered in August

Writer: Todd Gottula, director of news and internal communications, 308-865-8454,

KEARNEY – An ATV Rider Safety course is being offered to youth and adults on three different dates in August.

The Nebraska Safety Center will conduct training from 9 a.m. to noon on Aug. 10, 1 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 18, and 9 a.m. to noon on Aug. 24. Classes are at the Safety Center’s driving range in Kearney at 1801 W. Railroad St.

Riders will be divided into three groups: children ages 6 to 9, youth ages 10 to 16 and adults age 17 and over. Cost for the three hours of instruction is $50.

Nebraska Safety Center will provide the correct size ATV and helmet for participants, or riders can bring their own ATVs and helmets.

To register or for more information, call 308-865-8256 or e-mail Transportation/Ag Training Manager Dennis Holtz at