ATVs can be fun to operate in off-road areas, but like any motor vehicle they can be a lethal weapon if driven in an irresponsible way. Be careful when operating this potential bone crusher. Take this quiz to learn more about ATV safety.
In the U.S. in 2006, how many ATV-related deaths occurred?
In 2008, how many ATV accidents resulted in emergency room treatment?
What can ATVs be used for?
How much do ATVs weigh?
What is the maximum speed of an ATV?
less than 50 mph
less than 60 mph
more than 60 mph
What group has set guidelines for the use of ATVs?
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Federal Drug Administration
Department of the Interior
What ATV does the CPSC recommend for children to ride or drive?
youth or adult ATVs
The CPSC recommends the use of ATVs on what terrain?
ATVs are designed for how many riders?
What is required for interactive riding?
shift body weight
hold very still
What organization certifies helmets used for ATV use?
U.S. Department of Transportation
Snell Memorial Foundation
What is the Snell Memorial Foundation?
for profit helmet manufacturer
What other safety gear is advised to use when ATVing?
How much do the helmets cost?
less than $20
less than $30
less than $75
Who offers driving education classes for ATVs?
ATV Safety Institute
Department of Transportation
How much do safety courses cost?
less than $50
$50 to $150
more than $250
How can you get a free course?
Why should you wear a helmet when operating an ATV?
required by law in some areas
incidence of injury is low
injuries are minor
How are ATVs used for hunting?
drag the kill
What can happen if you operate an ATV under the influence?