ATVs

Consumer Information

Press Releases

Studies

Testimony and Comments


Consumer Information

  • State Model ATV Safety Bill 2007, 03/21/07. (PDF)
  • All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Fact Sheet 2007, 01/15/07. (PDF)
  • All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) Safety Crisis: America's Children at Risk Major Findings, 08/20/02. (PDF)
  • Action Steps to Protect Children: Overview of Model Legislation and CPSC Petition Process, 08/20/02. (PDF)

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Press Releases

  • ATVs are Dangers to Children: Must be Designed Safer, 04/24/2014. (PDF)
  • States Are Increasingly Allowing ATVs on Roads Despite Warnings from Industry, Advocates and Federal Government 03/13/2014. (PDF)
  • ATVs are Dangerous to Children: Must be Designed Safer, 03/04/2013. (PDF)
  • ATVs Are Not Toys: The Wrong Choice for Children this Holiday Season, 12/20/11. (PDF)
  • CFA and AAP Say ATVs the Wrong Choice for Children This Holiday Season, Numbers of ATV Deaths and Injuries Still High Though Trending Downward, 12/20/10. (PDF)
  • ATV Injuries and Deaths Among Children Decrease; Numbers Trending Downward But Still High, 1/26/10. (PDF)
  • ATV Injuries and Deaths Continue to Affect America's Families; New CPSC Data Documents Hazards, 10/24/08. (PDF)
  • CFA and AAP Statement on CPSC Annual Report: ATV Injuries and Deaths Slightly Increased, ATVs are not Toys, 12/06/06. (PDF)
  • ATV Injuries and Deaths Spiral Upward: CPSC Votes to Move Forward on ATV Rulemaking, 10/07/05. (PDF)
  • Consumer Product Agency Holds Hearing About National ATV Safety Standard, 03/22/05. (Read More)
  • Doctors Nationwide Call on CPSC to Act on ATV Safety Petition, 03/16/05. (Read More)
  • Federal Consumer Watchdog Agency Turns Blind Eye to ATV Safety, 02/08/05. (Read More)
  • 2003 Is Another Record-Breaking Year for Serious ATV Injuries and Deaths, 01/27/05. (Read More)
  • ATVs Can Make Holidays Less Than Happy for Children and Families; Consumer Product Safety Commission Drags Feet on 2003 ATV Injury Data and Safety Petition, 12/22/04. (Read More)
  • Consumer and Conservation Groups Join Doctors in Urging the Consumer Product Safety Commission to Take a New Approach to ATV Safety at Hearing in New Mexico, 11/06/03. (Read More)
  • 2002 is Record-Breaking Year for Serious ATV Injuries and Deaths, 10/28/03. (Read More)
  • New Report Challenges Industry's Dangerous Response to ATV Safety Crisis, 08/20/03. (Read More)
  • Spiraling ATV Deaths and Injuries Indict Industry's Voluntary Approach to Safety, 06/05/03. (Read More)
  • ATV Safety Picture Only Gets Bleaker: Injuries and Risks Up Significantly Concludes Comprehensive Government Assessment, 02/05/03. (Read More)
  • Don't Put an ATV on Your List this Holiday Season -- ATV Dealers Fail to Warn Parents of Potential Dangers, 12/04/02. (Read More)
  • Injuries and Deaths From All-Terrain Vehicles Are Increasing Dramatically, 08/20/02. (Read More)

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Studies

  • ATVs on Roadways: A Safety Crisis, 03/13/2014. (PDF)
  • ATV Safety Crisis: America's Children STILL at Risk, 08/20/03. (PDF)
  • ATV Safety Crisis: America's Children at Risk, 08/20/02. (PDF)

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Testimony and Comments

  • Testimony Before CPSC Addressing Agenda and Priorities FY 2015 and 2015, 07/10/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA and Consumer Advocates Oppose Oregon Senate Bill 238 "Tykes on Bikes," 04/08/2013. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments to CPSC on ATV Safety, 10/11/11. (PDF)
  • CFA, CU and Other Consumer Groups Comment to CPSC on Standards for Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles, 3/12/10. (PDF)
  • Testimony of Rachel Weintraub before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Consumer Affiras, Insurance and Automotive Safety Subcommittee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, 05/09/07. (PDF)
  • CFA Comments on CPSC's ATV Rulemaking, 12/21/06. (PDF)
  • Senate Consumer Affairs and Product Safety Subcommittee, Testimony of Rachel Weintraub on ATV Safety, 06/06/06. (PDF)
  • Physicians Urge CPSC to Act on Children's Use of ATVs, 03/15/05. (PDF)
  • Testimony of Rachel Weintraub before the U.S. CPSC on ATVs, 06/05/03. (PDF)
  • CFA Petitions CPSC to Ban All-Terrain Vehicles for Children Under Age 16, 08/20/02. (PDF)

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