ATV-Safety-Institute-Logo-6-2-14IRVINE, Calif., March 28, 2016 – The ATV Safety Institute will provide free rider training for the third straight year during ATV Safety Week. The ASI is again working with partners across America who are volunteering to provide free ATV RiderCourses and other safety education June 3-12.

“We invite everyone with an ATV to take the first step toward safe ATV riding by taking an ASI RiderCourse. Come out to your local range, meet our instructors, have some fun, and learn.  We’re making the class available to adults, youth and families all over the country early in the riding season,” said Cam Arnold, vice president, rider training, ATV Safety Institute. “ATV Safety Week is all about learning the eight Golden Rules for safe riding, and we can think of no better way to highlight them than to offer our class at no charge.”

ATV-Safety-Institute-Logo-6-2-14IRVINE, Calif. – The newly published U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) 2014 Annual Report of ATV Deaths and Injuries confirmed once again that fatalities and injuries related to ATVs continue to decline.  The Annual Report has shown a decrease in fatalities and injuries every year since 2007.

From 2007 to 2011, ATV-related fatalities declined by 23 percent and ATV-related fatalities involving children declined by 40 percent (reporting for 2012 to 2014 is ongoing).

ATV-Safety-Week-3-23-15IRVINE, Calif., May 19, 2015 – The ATV Safety Institute encourages riders nationwide to get trained through the ATV RiderCourse, regardless of their experience.

“The ATV Safety Institute’s hands-on RiderCourse is a great way for new riders to learn how to be safe on an ATV, or for experienced riders to refresh their skills,” said ASI Vice President Cam Arnold. “Riders will learn about the Golden Rules of riding, the controls on the ATV, how to turn, how to ride up and down hills, and how to properly shift body weight when riding. ASI encourages everyone, no matter what their age or experience, to Get Trained, Go Ride.”​

ATV-Safety-Institute-Logo-6-2-14IRVINE, Calif., Mar. 3, 2015 – All-terrain vehicle injuries have declined significantly from 2007 through 2013 according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The CPSC 2013 Annual Report of ATV Deaths and Injuries, released today, reports: “When considering the entire seven years together (2007−2013), CPSC staff found a statistically significant decreasing linear trend [for ATV-related injuries].”

The report also found that estimated ATV-related fatalities have declined each year from 2007 through 2013, but noted that data collection for 2010-2013 is ongoing.

IRVINE, Calif.
, – With the busy summer riding season upon us, the ATV Safety Institute, the Right Rider Access Fund and the Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Dirt Bike School encourage kids to enter the “Do the Ride Thing Video Contest”. The contest, in its fifth year, runs June 1 to August 15, 2014 and offers 19 prizes totaling $8,500. Students ages 6 to 18 may enter. The winning videos will be used as public service announcements to highlight the importance of dirt bike and ATV safety.

IRVINE, Calif.
– The ATV Safety Institute and the nation’s major manufacturers and distributors urge ATV riders across the country to be safe and responsible during Memorial Day weekend, when many will head out to the trails.