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All-terrain vehicle safety

All-terrain vehicle safety

Adult wearing a helmet riding an ATV

Mythbuster

All-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are powerful machines that require strength and skill to operate. So, it makes sense to start teaching kids to ride early, right? 

Wrong. 

The truth is that ATVs cause more permanent disabilities and death (commonly called “catastrophic injuries”) than most other sport or recreational activities. Children and youth lack the knowledge, development and skills to safely operate these vehicles. ATV use by children has resulted in serious injury and death. 

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