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ATV Riders 50 Percent More Likely to Die Following an ATV Accident

ATV Riders 50 Percent More Likely to Die Following an ATV Accident October 6, 2010. By Lucy Campbell.
Washington, DC Accidents on all terrain vehicles (ATVs), and the likelihood of dying after an ATV accident are more common than motorcycle accidents, trauma surgeons attending the annual meeting of the American College of Surgeons reported this week.
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Washington State Fire Chief Dies in ATV Rollover

Washington State Fire Chief Dies in ATV Rollover July 14, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Adams County, WA Investigators are looking into the death of a Washington state fire chief who was apparently killed in an ATV rollover while fighting a fire.
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ATV Crash Kills Two Men in North Carolina

ATV Crash Kills Two Men in North Carolina June 12, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Winston Salem, NC Two men were killed earlier in the week after a tragic ATV accident in rural North Carolina.
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Spring Brings Robins and ATV Accidents

Spring Brings Robins and ATV Accidents May 4, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.

Beryl, UT: Beverly and Marvin Jeffrey were riding in a Yahama Rhino ATV on July 13 in West Virginia when the ATV began to roll during what was described in a lawsuit as an innocuous turn. "As plaintiff was in the process of making a low speed right hand turn, the Rhino tipped/rolled over and plaintiff Beverly Jeffrey instinctively placed her left arm out of the Rhino in an attempt to stabilize the Rhino," the Jeffreys' suit states. "As she did so, the Rhino's roll cage pinned the plaintiff's left hand/wrist causing a partial amputation to her left hand fingers at the scene while she was left trapped beneath the subject Rhino."

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Was Yamaha Shamed Into Finally Fixing the Rhino?

Was Yamaha Shamed Into Finally Fixing the Rhino? April 9, 2009. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC In a telling reversal of previous inaction, Yamaha is finally stepping up to the plate and has suspended all sales of its Yamaha Rhino ATV, until various Rhino ATV repairs and upgrades to models can take place. Various models of the Yamaha ATV are affected.
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ATV Accidents: Interview with Carolyn Anderson

ATV Accidents: Interview with Carolyn Anderson September 23, 2008. By Heidi Turner.
Brockton, MA Carolyn Anderson, co-founder of Concerned Families for ATV Safety knows all too well the pain of losing a child in an ATV accident. Her son, James, died at the age of 14 in an ATV crash. It was his first time on an ATV and the accident occurred while James was on a vacation with family friends. Now, Anderson is fighting to make sure that other parents do not go through what she went through by proposing legislation to regulate children's use of ATVs.
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ATV Rollovers: ATVs are not Toys

ATV Rollovers: ATVs are not Toys September 16, 2008. By Heidi Turner.
Milwaukee, WI Despite how they are portrayed in television commercials and magazine advertisements, ATVs are a risk for rollover accidents and should not be considered toys. They can be driven at high speeds and some are prone to rollover accidents, making them all the more dangerous.
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ATV Rollover: Interview with Sue Deloretto-Rabe

ATV Rollover: Interview with Sue Deloretto-Rabe September 11, 2008. By Heidi Turner.
Turner, OR Sue Deloretto-Rabe has been fighting to make ATVs safe since her son, Kyle, died in an ATV rollover accident in 2002. She says the fight has often been frustrating, with ATV lobbyists successfully fighting against any changes that strengthen ATV warnings.
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ATV: Hazardous to Your Health

ATV: Hazardous to Your Health September 8, 2008. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC They put warning labels on cigarette packages. Why can't they put them on ATVs, extolling the fact that ATV accidents can be hazardous, with the potential for injury and death?
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Fatal ATV Accidents During Labor Day Weekend

Fatal ATV Accidents During Labor Day Weekend September 2, 2008. By Heidi Turner.
Seattle, WA With the long weekend over, more news is coming in about fatal ATV accidents that occurred in the past three days. Sadly, there were many ATV accidents this weekend. Some claimed the lives of adults, while others took the lives of teenagers and children. Those who survived their ATV rollovers will likely have serious injuries to recover from, not to mention emotional distress from their accident.
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