Organizations offering OHV Assistance
April 19, 2004
Filed under Features
National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council, Inc. (NOHVCC)
4718 S. Taylor Drive, Sheboygan, WI 53081
The National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council is a publicly supported, education foundation organized for the sole purpose of promoting safe, responsible, family oriented off-highway recreational experiences. It is a forum for organizations and supporters of OHV recreation, including OHV manufacturers, aftermarket, affiliated foundations, OHV dealers, clubs and enthusiasts, to become partners in creating a positive future for the sport.
4555 Burley Drive, Suite A
Pocatello, Idaho 83202-1921
The BlueRibbon Coalition champions responsible use of public lands for the benefit of all recreationists by educating and empowering its members to secure, protect, and expand shared outdoor recreation access and use; work collaboratively with land managers and other recreationists; educate the general public media, elected officials, and other decision makers on recreation and access issues; promote equitable and responsible land management; affect the political and administrative process; support recreation on, and promote, respect for private property; and encourage appropriate enforcement of the law.
Specialty Vehicle Institute
of America (SVIA)
2 Jenner Street, Suite 150
Irvine, Calif. 92618
949/727-3727, ext. 3091
Since 1983, the Specialty Vehicle Institute of America (SVIA) has promoted the safe and responsible use of ATVs through rider training programs, public awareness campaigns, and state legislation since 1983. SVIA also serves as a resource for ATV research, statistics, and vehicle standards. Based in Irvine, California, it is a not-for-profit trade association sponsored by AlphaSports, Arctic Cat, Bombardier, Honda, John Deere, Kawasaki, Suzuki and Yamaha.
The All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Institute (ASI) is a not-for-profit division of the SVIA, formed in 1988 to implement an expanded national program of ATV safety education and awareness. ASI’s primary goal is to promote the safe and responsible use of ATVs, thereby reducing accidents and injuries that may result from improper ATV operation by the rider.
Safety Fund (MSF)
2 Jenner Street, Suite 150
Irvine, Calif. 92618-3806
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation is the internationally recognized developer of the comprehensive, research-based, Rider Education and Training System (MSF RETS). RETS curricula promotes lifelong-learning for motorcyclists and continuous professional development for certified RiderCoaches and other trainers. MSF also actively participates in government relations, safety research, public awareness campaigns and the provision of technical assistance to state training and licensing programs. It is sponsored by the U.S. manufacturers and distributors of BMW, Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Kawasaki, KTM, Piaggio/Vespa, Suzuki, Vengeance, Victory and Yamaha motorcycles. For the MSF RiderCourse near you, call 800/446-9227.
All Terrain Vehicle
P.O. Box 800
Pickerington, Ohio 43147-0800
The All-Terrain Vehicle Association is the national membership organization for ATV riders and owners. It offers a members-only publication, supplies a voice in Washington, discounts, and even optional medical and income replacement coverage for ATVA members and Cyclist’s Accident Protection (CAP)-accidental death insurance. psb