Elk Point Trail Riders

For the optimum snowmobiling experience on the trails

Snowmobile Signals

 

Safety First

 Left arm raised at shoulder height, elbow bent and forearm                                          vertical, with palm of hand flat.

Left arm extended straight out from shoulder and pointing                                           in the direction of the turn

Arm raised, elbow bent, with thumb pointing backward in                                              hitch-hiking motion, move arm forward to backward over                                                your shoulder.

 Left arm raised at shoulder height, elbow bent and forearm                                           vertical, wrist bent, move arm from left to right over head,                                             pointing to right side of trail.

Left arm extended out and down from the side of the body                                            with a downward flapping motion of hand to signal warning                                            or caution.

Arm raised from the shoulder and extended straight up                                                  over the head with palm of hand flat.

                                        *In some jurisdictions,the stop signal may be indicated                                                   using the right arm, since the left hand is used for braking.                                             Snowmobilers should watch out for, and be prepared to stop                                         for either signal."

 

Ground to Air Rescue Signals