WV Farm Bureau Magazine July 2015 - Page 8

Help Young Riders Avoid Injury Matt Nicol Sponsor Relations Account Executive Nationwide 614-359-7342 nicolm6@nationwide.com Simple Steps to Reduce Risk of ATV Injury or Death All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) are frequently used on the farm or ranch to haul supplies or get to the field, but ATVs often serve another purpose: recreation. Unfortunately, children are frequently victims of accidents on ATVs. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, four out of every 10 people treated each year in emergency rooms for ATV injuries are under age 16. It