Safety Experts Issue New ATV Guidelines
Tuesday July 5, 10:02 am ET
Safe Kids Worldwide Urges: No Children Under 16 on ATVs

WASHINGTON, July 5 /PRNewswire/ -- All-terrain vehicles are involved in approximately 38,000 injuries and 100 deaths to children ages 16 and under each year. While wearing a helmet can reduce the risk of head injuries, there are no safety devices that adequately protect against other injuries commonly sustained while riding ATVs. Accordingly, Safe Kids Worldwide recommends that no children under age 16 be allowed to ride an ATV under any circum