People who need a Snowmobile Safety Certificate, and people of all ages who are interested in safe snowmobiling. A Snowmobile Safety Certificate is required for persons 12-16 years of age who wish to operate a snowmobile.
According to the DNR publication Michigan Snowmobile Safety & You:
A person, under the age of 12:
- may not operate a snowmobile without the direct supervision of the parent or guardian except on property owned or controlled by the parent
- may not cross a highway or street
A person who is at least 12 but less than 17 years of age:
- may operate a snowmobile under direct supervision of a person 21 years of age or older, or have in their immediate possession a valid snowmobile safety certificate
- may not cross a highway or street without having a valid snowmobile safety certificate in their immediate possession