Promotion and Protection of Responsible Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation
WORK WITH CONGRESS AND FEDERAL LAND MANAGEMENT AGENCIES:
- Established Americans for Responsible Recreational Access (ARRA), a broad-based coalition to protect access to public lands for recreation www.ARRA-access.com. ARRA undertakes grassroots campaigns on all major land access issues and has generated over two million letters to Congress and federal agencies in support of OHV recreation.
- Champion OHV recreation on Capitol Hill, advocating off-highway vehicle riding opportunities and opposing on-going attempts to unreasonably restrict OHV access.
- Work with U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management to promote sustainable OHV recreation on public lands across the nation.
WORK WITH STATE LEGISLATURES AND RIDER GROUPS:
- Right Rider Access Fund (riderfund.org) – A charitable community benefit organization to support OHV enthusiasts directly through grants to national, state, and local OHV organizations to promote the safe and responsible use of OHVs and to preserve their access to appropriate lands through three programs: the Safety, Education and Training Support Program, the OHV Organization Support Program and the Access Preservation Support Program, which will manage specific rider-funded legal actions.
- Advocate enactment of state OHV trails programs.
- Provide input to state legislators on OHV issues and coordinate with state rider groups.
- Supported development of the Hatfield-McCoy trails system and supporting expansion into Kentucky and Virginia.
PROMOTE ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY THROUGH:
- Support for the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council, which provides and promotes educational, safety, ethics, and environmental programs for all OHV riders including youth.
- Nationwide rider responsibility campaign featuring publication and distribution of the Right Rider brochure directed towards all off-highway vehicle riders to encourage responsible riding behavior and good stewardship of public lands.