As we approach the Holiday weekend, NOHVCC reminds everyone to recreate safely and responsibly.  Millions of Americans will seek to get outdoors this weekend and many of you will join them by participating in OHV recreation.  Now perhaps more than ever, connecting with the outdoors and our families is vitally important.  But we now need to be concerned with traditional OHV safe and responsible use as well as take precautions

The Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) has once again issued a call for nominations for outstanding projects that utilized funds from the Recreational Trails Program (RTP).  Please read the letter below and if you are aware of any completed award worthy RTP projects click here to fill out a nomination form by July 31.  The CRT not only recognizes great projects, it also raises the profile of RTP on Capitol

As we previously alerted, the 2020 NOHVCC Annual Conference has been postponed and will be held in Knoxville, Tennessee in 2021.  NOHVCC has always relied on its Annual Conference to facilitate the election of its Board of Directors.  The Annual Conference provides a forum for NOHVCC State Partners to connect with one another, make nominations, discuss issues with the nominees, and vote in person (with Partners from the same state

NOHVCC’s webinar series continues– join us on June 24!   Title: Post Wildfire OHV Alliance – Building Capacity to Mitigate Post-Disaster Impacts to Recreation Facilities Through Volunteer and Professional Services The Post Wildfire OHV Recovery Alliance (PWORA) was formed to orchestrate and organize volunteers to bring back OHV, 4×4, dirt bike, and all recreational access trails after terrible fire seasons.  Read more about PWORA’s first ever work weekend recovering infrastructure

June 7-13 is National Trailer Safety Week. OHV safety doesn’t begin or end at the trailhead. Safe loading, unloading, driving and towing practices are vitally important to protect enthusiasts and other road users. National Trailer Safety Week is a great opportunity to remind those who use a trailer to haul a powersports vehicle of their responsibility to properly maintain trailers and employ safe towing practices. NOHVCC will share tips, techniques

All next week (June7-13) NOHVCC will provide safety and educational information through emails and on our website about safe trailering practices in support of National Trailer Safety Week. This will be the third year that the National Association of Trailer Manufacturers (NATM) have undertaken this traffic safety effort which, “aims to close the gap of communication between trailer manufacturers, dealers and end-users of trailers to make towing safer and raise

NOHVCC’s webinar series continues– join us on June 10! Title: Vehicle Spark Arresters Past, Present and Future Chris Real from DPS Technical, Inc. will present Vehicle Spark Arresters Past, Present and Future – a necessary webinar as vehicle technology is evolving and motorized recreation managers face the constant pressure of managing environmental protection while providing for multiple uses. Protection of resources is an important part of motorized recreation, with wildfire

NOHVCC’s webinar series continues– join us on May 20! Title: Preparing for the Long Haul – Be Prepared for Your Next Off-Highway Adventure Eric Anderson from ROXOR, Mahindra Automotive North America and ROXOR Adventure Magazine will discuss how to prepare and pack your vehicle for any situation that may occur on long trips. The further off the grid you go and the longer you are gone increases chances you will

NOHVCC is taking our new reality seriously. We will continue to try our best to keep you updated on the ever-evolving situation with COVID-19 and how OHV recreation is being impacted. However, since most of us are at home, why not take a few minutes to create a diversion and think about some of the things that bring us joy and laughter? If you find yourself at home with extra

Earlier this week the American Motorcyclist Association, the Motorcycle Industry Council and the Motorcycle Safety Foundation issued a joint public letter on preparing now to ride again soon. The full letter is below, or it can be read here. IRVINE, Calif., April 28, 2020 —During the COVID-19 outbreak, riders everywhere are anxious to see a return to normal so that we can head out to our favorite trails, scenic roadways,