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Snowmobiling Safety Tips
Oakland County Sheriff's Office
Always keep your machine in top mechanical condition.
Always wear insulated boots and protective clothing including a helmet, gloves and eye protection.
Never ride alone.
Avoid, when possible, crossing frozen bodies of water.
Never operate in a single file when crossing frozen bodies of water.
Always be alert to avoid fences and low strung wires.
Never operate on a street or highway.
Always look for depressions in the snow.
Keep headlights and tail lights on at all times.
When approaching an intersection, come to a complete stop, raise off the seat and look for traffic.
Always check the weather conditions before you depart.