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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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
Ever carried a passenger on a one-seater ATV or been a passenger on one? Ever been in a crash with a passenger on board or been a passenger in an ATV accident?
Researchers at CPSC know that carrying a passenger on a one-person ATV creates a hazard. We want to reduce this hazard, but CPSC needs your help. Our researchers want to know more about fatal and non-fatal ATV crashes and the role of passengers.
A recent CPSC study found interesting evidence about age, gender and location of ATV riders (…)Read More Oct 2