All-terrain vehicles (ATV's) can be used successfully to accomplish certain tacks in woodlot operations. These tasks include chemical spraying, hauling seedlings and wood products, transporting small equipment and providing transportation for the driver. ATV's are versatile, mobile, easy to transport and can travel on very soft ground. They require a special driving technique. The safety of ATV's is discussed in relation to the driver`s technique and to the ATV's handling limits which can be exceeds in certain operating conditions.