Category: ATV Accidents

QuadSport ATVs recalled by Suzuki ♦ serious hazard of injury or death ♦ Possible Crash

NATIONAL – According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), American Suzuki Motor Corporation is recalling about 1,355 Suzuki QuadSport All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) due to loss of control hazard. The flame arrester screen can become detached from its mounting ring, preventing the throttle valve from returning to the idle position when the throttle…

CLOSED HEAD INJURY ♦ Concussions cause brain damage ♦ AUTO ACCIDENT ♦ SLIP & FALL

NATIONAL – Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, at Yeshiva University in New York, have linked areas of brain injury to specific altered mental processes caused by concussions. The colored areas show locations of brain injury, including injury to the frontal lobe, in a patient with mild traumatic brain injury. Closed head injuries are…

ATV’s – Safety is a PRIORITY!

As the school year draws to a close, summertime marks a time when students have more free time, some of which may be unsupervised and include access to an ATV. REMEMBER – ATV’s are NOT TOYS! There are almost 25 million Americans operating ATVs in the United States. It is important that students and parents…

Motorcycles, ATVs for kids probably not exempt from lead law.

The AP (4/2) reports, “Motorcycle shops apparently won’t get a pass on a new anti-lead law that has kept dirt bikes and ATVs for children off showroom floors” as “staff at the Consumer Product Safety Commission have decided against recommending an exemption for” them.