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As winter nears, snowmobile safety season starts

Young sledders prepare for safe riding adventures

Katrina Davis, 12 years old, of Amsterdam, plays a victim during a youth snowmobile safety course at the town of Florida Highway Department on Saturday, November 9, 2013.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Katrina Davis, 12 years old, of Amsterdam, plays a victim during a youth snowmobile safety course at the town of Florida Highway Department on Saturday, November 9, 2013.
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New York state has long touted itself as a leader in snowmobile education, but it’s the tiny Montgomery County town of Florida that kicks off this effort each year. Young snowmobilers are required to complete a state-sanctioned snowmobile safety course if they wish to operate a snowmobile without adult supervision, and no one has educated more local children than state-certified instructor Marilyn Sawyer. “We’re the earliest course,” she said, “so we get people from all ...


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