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NEWS RELEASE 
Feb. 7, 2012
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Make Safety Training At Snowmobile-Ed.Com Top Of Mind During "Take A Friend Snowmobiling Week" 

Before celebrating "Take a Friend Snowmobiling Week," which is held Feb. 11-20, 2012, make sure new snowmobilers get the proper training for a safe and fun first ride. At www.snowmobile-ed.com, students can receive state-approved safety training that allows them to be on the snow in a few hours.

"Take a Friend Snowmobiling Week," is held to encourage those in the snowmobile community to invite friends and family members to give snowmobiling a try. Snowmobiles are a fun way for people to enjoy winter and visit beautiful areas they might otherwise never see. 

To get started with the online safety course, students should visit snowmobile-ed.com and choose their state. After passing the test, students should print their temporary snowmobile safety certificate before getting out to enjoy the snow.

"We've worked with state agencies responsible for snowmobile education to develop approved online snowmobiling safety courses," said Kurt Kalkomey, president of Kalkomey Enterprises, Inc. "By taking an online course, students receive a high-quality education while learning at their own pace."

The online course at hunter-ed.com features interactive animations and illustrations that make it fun and easy to learn how to enjoy snowmobiling while staying safe. Students taking the course will learn how to: 
  • Maintain, operate and store their snowmobiles
  • Dress for the weather
  • Determine what protective gear is needed
  • Safely ride a snowmobile in a variety of situations
  • Deal with unexpected conditions
  • Follow state laws

Students who must receive their certification to operate a snowmobile pay a one-time fee at snowmobile-ed.com, which is due only if they pass the test. Students can take the test as many times as they need to pass it. To take the course, visit www.snowmobile-ed.com. 

For more information about "Take a Friend Snowmobiling Week," visit www.gosnowmobiling.org.

About Kalkomey
Kalkomey, parent company of snowmobile-ed.com, is the official provider of recreational safety education materials for all 50 states. Our print and Internet courses have been providing official safety certification since 1995. We provide safety courses in boating, hunting, bowhunting, and off-road vehicle (ORV) and snowmobile operation. For more information, visit http://www.kalkomey.com/.