There are about 650 deaths and 100,000 injuries every year involving ATVs, according to our ATV Annual Report. For additional information, visit our ATV Safety Information Center at www.ATVsafety.gov.

Data reporting for 2014 through 2016 is ongoing.

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Data reporting for 2013 to 2015 is ongoing.

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Taking a four wheeler out for a spin is a recreational activity that many riding enthusiasts participate in all year long. Yet, riding an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) continues to be a dangerous and deadly activity when certain safety precautions are not followed. Deaths and injuries resulting from ATV incidents have ticked down in recent years, although the stats are still deeply concerning to CPSC. There are about 650 deaths and 100,000 injuries every year involving ATVs, according to our 2015 (…)

Read More Feb 21

In the lead up to summer, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warns parents about the dangers of children riding adult all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).

Tragically, during the four days of the 2015 Memorial Day holiday weekend, there were at least 13 deaths and an estimated 2,900 emergency room treated injuries associated with ATV usage, according to reports gathered by CPSC.  Reports for the six Memorial Day holiday weekends from 2009 to 2014 show a total of more than 114 ATV-related (…)

Read More May 27

Children younger than 16 still make up about one-quarter of deaths and injuries

Although it may seem a long way off in many areas of the U.S., spring and ATV riding season are just around the corner. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) wants to share some important news and safety reminders to help ATV and ROV riders prepare for a safe 2016 riding season.

First, the numbers in the latest CPSC staff report indicate that there are fewer ATV-related injuries and reported deaths (…)

Read More Feb 25