Do you think that all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are safe for kids to operate and ride on? Many people think that it might be worth a second look to examine how Americans allow their children to use these vehicles. The Mayo Clinic is now weighing in on ATV use, and you can view the article by clicking here!
ATV use can be extremely dangerous in certain situations. Children appear to be the most susceptible, and account for a large portion of ATV injuries and deaths. Children under the age of 12 may be especially at risk for harm. Please exercise caution when riding your ATV, wear a helmet, and remain at a safe speed. Also, do not ride your ATV when the weather or trail conditions suggest a heightened risk for injury.
ATVs, dirt bikes, and other off-road vehicles are a leading cause of serious injury among Pennsylvanians, especially among our state’s youth. Attorney Doug Stoehr of Altoona, PA handles cases involving injury as a result of accidents involving off-road vehicles. For more information about Attorney Doug Stoehr and his central Pennsylvania practice, please visit his website at http://www.stoehrlaw.com or call his law firm at 814-946-4100.