Press Releases
October 19, 2022

This is Off-Road Safety Week

Off-Road Safety Week runs through October 23, helping to increase public awareness about responsible OHV use during the autumn riding and driving seasons. This year’s theme […]
July 28, 2022


The member companies of the Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association (ROHVA) put consumer safety first. Each company takes pride in producing high-quality, durable products. Each constantly seeks […]
March 29, 2022

Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association Elects 2022 Board Officers

IRVINE, Calif., March 24, 2022 – The Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association Board of Directors elected its new officers for the year. Ryan Stiver of Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA was […]
October 13, 2021

Gearing Up for Off-Road Safety Week, October 16-24

IRVINE, CALIF., October 13, 2021 — Cooler autumn months are a big draw for enthusiasts, hunters, campers, and other adventurists to enjoy their ATVs, dirt bikes, […]
April 2, 2021

ROHVA Board of Directors Elects Officers

IRVINE, Calif., April 2, 2021 – The Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association Board of Directors elected Russ Brenan, senior advisor, government relations and public affairs, Kawasaki Motors Corp., […]
September 9, 2020

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend With Off-Highway Riding And Recreational Distancing

IRVINE, CALIF., Sept. 4, 2020 — Labor Day weekend beckons many to get outside with family and friends for off-road rides and adventures. The Recreational Off-Highway […]
November 9, 2019

Erik Pritchard New Chief Executive Officer and President of Powersports Trade and Safety Associations

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 4, 2019 – Erik Pritchard has assumed the role of chief executive officer and president of the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC), Specialty Vehicle Institute […]
July 31, 2019

Powersports Trade and Safety Associations Announce CEO Succession Plan

Tim Buche, current chief executive officer, to assume consulting role November 1 Erik Pritchard, current president of two associations, named to succeed as chief executive officer […]
December 6, 2017

Mahindra Vehicle Sales and Service Joins ROHVA

IRVINE, Calif., December 6, 2017 – Mahindra Vehicle Sales and Service, Inc., has joined the Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association as its newest member, and will work with […]
November 16, 2017

Erik Pritchard Promoted to President of SVIA and ROHVA

IRVINE, Calif., November 16, 2017 – Erik Pritchard has been elected president of the Specialty Vehicle Institute of America and the Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association. Tim Buche, […]
September 1, 2017

ROHVA Calls on Side-by-Side Drivers to Be Safe While Enjoying the Long Labor Day Weekend

IRVINE, CALIF., September 1, 2017 – More people than ever are enjoying the great outdoors in recreational off-highway vehicles, and many ROV enthusiasts will enjoy America’s great […]
June 26, 2017

Get Trained, Gear Up, and Stay Safe for a Fun Fourth of July Holiday

IRVINE, CALIF., June 26, 2017 – Celebrating Independence Day with off-road adventures is a wonderful way to appreciate our nation’s outdoors with family and friends, and the […]
May 29, 2015

Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association Encourages ROV Drivers to Get Trained and Drive Safely this Memorial Day Weekend

IRVINE, Calif., May 19, 2015 – With Memorial Day approaching, many ROV enthusiasts are planning to take to the trails and dunes for the extended weekend. The […]
October 29, 2014

ROHVA Statement Regarding Consumer Product Safety Commission Vote on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

The Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association is extremely disappointed that on October 29, 2014, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission voted 3 – 2 to begin the […]
July 2, 2014

Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association Reminds Side-by-Side Drivers to Follow Safety Rules This Fourth of July Weekend

ROV Dealers, Enthusiasts and Media Nationwide Can Encourage ROV Safety by Sharing ROHVA’s Safety Rules Graphics IRVINE, Calif., July 2, 2014 – Fourth of July weekend: the […]
May 22, 2014

Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association Reminds ROV Drivers to Follow Safety Rules this Memorial Day Weekend

ROV Dealers, Enthusiasts and Media Nationwide Encouraged to Promote ROV Safety by Sharing ROHVA’s Safety Rules Graphics with ROV Drivers IRVINE, Calif., May 22, 2014 – On […]
November 25, 2013

ROV Drivers Reminded to Follow Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association’s Safety Rules on Thanksgiving Weekend

E-Course Allows ROV Drivers to Learn Concepts to Drive Safely IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 25, 2013 – Many people will head out to the dunes and trails to […]
October 23, 2013

International 4-Wheel Powersports Vehicle Safety Conference Participants Highlight Operator Behavior as Key to ATV and ROV Safety

U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin and Other Experts Point to Training, Gear and Responsible Use as Significant Factors to Increase Safety Orlando, FL, Oct. 23, 2013 – U.S. […]
October 17, 2013

First-Ever International 4-Wheel Powersports Vehicle Safety Conference Aims to Advance ATV and ROV Safety Through Joint Efforts

Experts Focus on Rider/Driver Decisions and Behavior IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2013 – Dozens of safety experts from around the world will convene on Fri., Oct. 18 […]
October 14, 2013

AIMExpo Show-Goers and Media Can Get Behind the Wheel and the Handlebars with Intros to Motorcycles, ATVs and ROVs

RiderCoaches, DriverCoaches and Instructors There to Help IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 14, 2013 – AIMExpo attendees can experience first-hand the fun and thrill of riding motorcycles, dirt bikes, ATVs and […]