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DNR urges ATV operators to ride safe and ride smart


The weeks leading up to Memorial Day are a time when many people begin taking their all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) out of the garage for the summer, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). It's also a time when the DNR reminds ATV owners and riders to ride safe and ride smart.

"The weather warms up, school is out, and it's the time of the year that most ATV accidents happen," said 2nd Lt. Leland Owens, DNR's recreational vehicle coordinator.

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