GRTA holds all-terrain vehicle safety course

 

June 17, 2019

Bryan Hellios/Daily Globe

CERTIFIED ATV instructors Deborah Fergus and Bill Lafond demonstrate the hand signal indicating the rider is slowing down. The safety certification class was offered courtesy of the Gogebic Range Trail Authority.

By BRYAN HELLIOS

bhellios@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD - The Gogebic Range Trail Authority held an all-terrain vehicle safety course on Saturday at Gogebic Community College.

Deborah Fergus, certified Instructor through the Michigan's Department of Natural Resources, stressed to a class of 13 the importance of riding safely and respectively so trails will remain open.

"If you go downstate below the bridge, you can not ride like we ride up here," she said.

Many roads in the upper peninsula can be used by ATVs Fergus explained as she told the class about the advantages of living in an are whe...



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