Volunteer Patrol Team Keeps Snowmobile Trails Safe


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The Forest Preserve's Volunteer Snowmobile Safety Patrol team has been keeping snowmobile trails safe for nearly five years.

The volunteer patrol started in response to snowmobile crashes at least two years before on the forest preserve trails. Volunteer shifts vary depending on activity that Forest Preserve Police expect on the trails.


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